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2nd Annual Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in UK Higher Education Conference


Welcome to the 2nd Annual Conference for Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in UK Higher Education at King’s College London.  The conference aims to bring together educators, academics as well as professionals in the field of teacher’s training.

The conference will focus on the following four areas:

  • Teaching Arabic in Context
  • Pedagogical Approaches to Arabic Diglossia and Language Variation
  • Programme design and curriculum alignment
  • Approaches to Assessment, the Common European Framework of Reference

The following plenary speakers have confirmed their participation:

  • Professor Mahmoud Al Batal, Professor of Arabic & Acting Chair, Department of Arabic & Near Eastern Studies, American University Beirut
  • Mr Mark Critchley, Director, Centre for Foreign Language Study in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Durham

During the conference you will be able to choose between workshops and presentations as well as meeting experts and professionals from the UK and abroad.

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Our Sponsors



AULC has more than 70 institutional members, including higher education institutions (HEIs) from the UK and Ireland, and other organisations.

LSE Language Department


The Language Centre reflects the specialist nature of LSE itself, namely a world class institution where quality of research and teaching is paramount.

University of Leeds


The University of Leeds teaches over 38,000 students from more than 150 different countries. It is a member of the Russell Group.

The British Academy


The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future.



If you are interested in sponsoring the conference please contact Amira Mills, the conference organiser.