The 2017 ITT Lecture took place on June 21, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. in the Neuer Senatssaal of Leipzig University (Ritterstr. 26). We were very pleased to welcome Prof. Dr. Susan Gass, with her lecture entitled...Continue Reading
ACTFL & ITT contributed a selection of "best practise" samples of Listening and Reading Proficiency Tests to the Council of Europe`s project " Using Illustrative Tasks ". The goal of this project "is to help users relate locally relevant test...Continue Reading
Vom 2. bis zum 3. Juni 2017 nahmen die beiden Vorstandsmitglieder Erwin Tschirner und Olaf Bärenfänger sowie der Projektmanager Robin Ide an der International Conference “Teaching and Assessing Chinese in Europe: Proficiency Expectations and Assessment Instruments” an der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen...Continue Reading
In March 2017 the Max-Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig and the ITT signed a cooperation agreement with the aim of supporting a Max-Planck Institute study entitled “Strukturelle Plastizität des Sprachnetzwerks beim Zweitspracherwerb von Erwachsenen” (“Structural Plasticity of...Continue Reading
The symposium “Key to Academic Success: Promoting and Evaluating Language Skills” was held on November 5, 2016, in Leipzig. We would like to thank all of the guests and participants who made this symposium so successful.
In October 2013, an interdisciplinary conference on ability profiles for German as a second academic language (“Kompetenzprofile Deutsch als fremde Bildungssprache 2013”) took place in Leipzig under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Erwin Tschirner and Dr. Olaf Bärenfänger.