Liepaja University in cooperation with

Latvian Language and Literature Teachers’ Association

The Latvian Association of Teachers of English

Speech Therapists’ Association of Latvia

British Council Latvia

Goethe-Institut Riga

and Liepaja Department of Education

kindly asks you to participate in the 16th International Scientific Conference


May 17, 2019

In the language acquisition conference, the following themes will be discussed
  • Linguodidactic Research on Language Acquisition in Higher Educational Establishments and Non-Formal Education
  • Research in Pedagogy and Psychology on how Children, Youngsters and Adults Acquire a Language
  • Development of Child’s Language at Pre-school and in the Family
  • Acquisition of the Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages in Latvian Schools
  • The Needs of Special Education in Language Acquisition
  • The Impact of Culture, Subculture and Value Orientation on Language Acquisition
  • Acquisition of the Latvian Language as a Foreign Language in Latvia and Abroad
  • The Language Environment in Latvia and the Importance of Citizens’ Linguistic Attitude in Language Acquisition
  • Standards, Draft Standards, Programs and Description of  Language Skill Levels  for Language Acquisition
  • Use of IT in Contemporary Language Acquisition Process
  • The Status of Communicative and Linguistic Competences in the Labor Market
  • Disorders of Speech and Language, Their Correction, and Prevention

Venue of the language acquisition conference

Liepaja University, Lielā iela 14, Liepāja, LV-3401

Working languages

Latvian, English, Russian, German

Participants are requested to register for the language acquisition conference by April 21, 2019 on-line (please, see application) Confirmation of the participation will be sent by April 28, 2019

There is a possibility to deliver the lecture online conforming it beforehand with the conference steering committee. We ask the external lecturers to submit the file of video and presentation of the reports by May 5, 2019

The length of the report at the plenary session is up to 20 minutes, during workshops – up to 15minutes

A conference proceedings “Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective” (ISSN 1407-9739) will be published based on the presented reports in the conference:

  • the author can submit a relevant scientific article if the deadline is met. The author’s participation in the conference is not obligatory
  • the articles will be published in the Latvian, English, Russian and German languages (please, see the instructions how to prepare publications)
  • all the submitted articles will be anonymously reviewed, evaluated and accepted by the international editorial board
  • the authors are asked to submit the articles electronically by July 31, 2019 at

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Participation fee at the language acquisition conference and/or publication fee (by bank transfer)

For conference speakers: EUR 70.00 (in case the article has several authors, the participation fee for each author is EUR 40.00)

For conference speakers without a publication: EUR 15.00

For external speakers and authors of publications who do not participate in the conference: EUR 55.00 (in case the article has several authors, the participation fee for each author is EUR 30.00)

For participants: EUR 15.00 (for Bachelor and Master programme students – EUR 5.00; for Doctoral programme students – EUR 10.00)

The payment includes:

  • for speakers – confirmation of participating at the conference, the scientific publication, conference materials and coffee breaks
  • for speakers without a publication – confirmation of participating at the conference, conference materials and coffee breaks
  • for participants – confirmation of participating at the conference, conference materials and coffee breaks
  • for external speakers – confirmation of participating at the conference, demonstration of the video material and the scientific publication
  • for the authors of the publications who do not take part in the conference – the scientific publication

Make the payment by May 5, 2019 to the following account :

Liepājas Universitāte

Nr. LV90000036859

Valsts kase, kods TRELLV22

Konta Nr. LV45TREL9150190000000

Add the note the purpose of the payment: 21499, participation (publication) in the conference “Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective”, XVI, participant’s name, surname, national identification number