Welcome

The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) is the national professional organisation for applied linguistics in Australia. We welcome academics, teachers, researchers, students and members of the wider community to join us and become part of an active community interested in questions, issues and problems that can be understood and addressed through a focus on language in our world.

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Advocacy and engagement

ALAA has a long record of advocating on behalf of members and providing evidence-based advice and expertise on a range of language/s related issues and real-world problems and debates.

ALAA members regularly conduct research projects, consultancies and professional learning for groups and organisations, including government agencies, business, community organisations and other professional associations.

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ALAA 3 Minute Thesis Competition 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Three Minute Thesis!

1st ($500): Bosheng Jing (UNSW). Long-term impacts of a Personalised English Language Enhancement (PELE) Cour

2nd ($200): Putri Gayatri (Newcastle). Blended Learning Model for EFL Teaching in Indonesian Higher Education

3rd (200): Van Tuyen Nguyen (Newcastle). An Exploration of Developing ICT-related Pedagogical Strategies in the Professional Development of EFL Teachers in Vietnam

For more information about the ALAA 3MT competition, see here

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ARAL JOURNAL

The Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL) is the journal of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA). The aim of the journal is to present research in a wide range of areas.

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