Znaky

Languages for Specific Purposes in Higher Education
– Searching for Common Solutions

24–25 November 2006

FAQ

I have not registered but wish to come.

See information on the registration site.

What will be the form of proceedings?

All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings from the conference with ISBN and all participants will be provided with an electronic form of proceedings (CD).

I have registered but cannot come.

The registration fee is non-refundable, therefore shall be paid even if you cannot come. If your paper has been accepted, it will be published in the proceeding and you will be sent the CD.

How long shall my paper be?

The paper should be submitted in the form downloaded from the website and sent to the required address. Its length is not limited but we strongly recommend not to exceed 10 pages incl. attachments (graphs, tables etc.). An average length of papers shall be 4-6 pages.

How long shall my presentation be?

Participants will be provided with approximately 15 minutes for presentation followed by 5 minutes for discussion. However, this may vary.

May I attend the conference without presenting a paper?

Yes. You can come but you have to register (indicating `none' in the boxes for paper) and pay the fee. You will be provided with the CD and other conference materials.

When will I be informed about presenting my paper?

Preliminary programme can be downloaded from the conference website in the end of June - beginning of July.

Will you book my accommodation?

No. We will only inform Hotel Continental about the number of participants who want to stay there as indicated in the registration form. This is to ensure enough rooms available. However, participants shall book accommodation themselves (see contact details on the conference website).

How can I get to the faculty if I stay in Hotel Continental?

It takes approximately 20 minutes to the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering when going by public transport (tram ticket - CZK 13) + 5 minutes walking. It is about 15 minutes when going by taxi (approximately CZK 200).

Meals

Refreshment at coffee breaks is included in the Basic Conference Fee. Other daily meals are to be ensured on participants? expense. Participants with Full Conference Fee are invited to the formal dinner party in Hotel Continental (welcome drink, dinner, ...). If you indicated that you want to buy lunch on 24 November in the faculty canteen, you need approximately CZK 50 for lunch. Average price for lunch or dinner in Brno restaurants is about CZK 200.

I need a Letter of Invitation.

Feel free to contact the organizers.

Conference sponsors:

Oxford University Press Cambridge University Press MacMillan British Council