Welcome to the JACET ELF SIG Website!


This is the official website of the JACET (Japanese Association of College English Teachers) SIG on English as a Lingua Franca. Here, you can find the information concerning our activities and ELF related publications.


  • NEW! The SIG MeetingLecture by Prof. Nobuyuki Hino (Osaka University) will be held at Waseda University on Sunday 11th March 2018 (detailed information coming soon) (posted on 29th December 2017)
  • Programme of the Joint Workshop: The 7th Waseda ELF International Workshop & The 3rd EMI-ELF Workshop is now available at: Waseda ELF Research Group – Upcoming Workshops. (posted on 31st October 2017)
  • The list of SIG members’ publications has been updated (posted on 22nd August 2017)
  • JACET 44th Summer Seminar (2017, Tokyo): English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in the globalized world: research and implications for practice will be held at Waseda University on 26-27 August 2017 (posted on 16th August 2017)
  • JACET 56th International Convention (2017, Tokyo): English in a Globalized World: Exploring Lingua Franca Research and Pedagogy will be held at Aoyama Gakuin University on 29-31 August 2017 (posted 16th August 2017)
  • The JACET ELF SIG Journal, Volume 1 is now available online! (posted 3rd April 2017)

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Upcoming Activities

  • Symposiums at the JACET 56th (2017) International Convention, Aoyama Gakuin University, 29-30 August 2017
    1. Exploring English as a lingua franca and its educational significance, 16:30-18:00, 29 August, Honda Memorial Hall
    2. ELF in Asia: The place of ELT and teacher training, 15:15-16:45, 30 August, Honda Memorial Hall
  • JACET 44th (2017) Summer Seminar, Waseda University, 26-27 August 2017
    • Invited speaker: Murata, K. (Waseda U)
  • 7th Waseda ELF International & 3rd ELF-EMI Workshop (Joint workshop with Waseda ELF Research Group), Waseda University, Nov. 2017 (TBA)

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