The Croatian Applied Linguistics Society (CALS)
was founded in Zagreb in 1976. Regional CALS branches were founded at
the Universities of Osijek, Rijeka and Split. CALS is governed by the
assembly and managed by the executive board.
CALS has about 250 active members.
- organization of conferences, issuing publications and publishing proceedings;
- cooperation with international applied linguistics societies;
- motivating young scientists and experts to practice applied linguistics.
Applied linguistics or linguistics in use is a branch of linguistics
concerned with practical applications of language studies. Major
branches of applied linguistics include bilingualism and
multilingualism, computer-mediated communication (CMC), conversation
analysis, language assessment, literacy, discourse analysis, language
pedagogy, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, language
planning and policies, pragmatics, forensic linguistics, lexicography,
terminology, and translation studies.
27th International Conference
18-20 April 2013
STANDARD LANGUAGES AND SOCIOLECTS IN THE 21st CENTURY
Björn Hammarberg (Stockholm University)
Damir Kalogjera (University of Zagreb)
Monika Kalin Golob (University of Ljubljana)