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Tokyo, Japan

The third international Psychology of Language Learning conference (PLL3) was held at Waseda University, Tokyo, June 7-10, 2018. The theme of the conference was “Stretching Boundaries” and the aim was to bring together people from all over the world to share their interest in the role of psychology in the learning and teaching of languages. The conference addressed a wide range of topics relating to psychology in language learning, such as:

  • language learners as people and their various individual characteristics, including self-concept, motivation, identities, beliefs, agency, and emotions

  • the dynamics of the learning process and interaction with others

  • context and the psychology of language learning

  • innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to research

  • practical classroom applications

  • the well-being of language teachers 

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