We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Gazi University English Language Teaching Undergraduate Student Conference (GELTUS) will be held on Friday 15 March, 2019. The title of the conference is “Reimaging Language Teaching in Turkey: Challenges and Opportunities”. The conference aims to provide prospective teachers of English with an opportunity to share their research projects and ideas, and discuss the current status and future of English Language Education. It is an honor to invite you, the prospective teachers of English, to participate in our learning and sharing adventure.

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Amanda Yeşilbursa

Originally from the UK, Dr. Ayşegül Amanda Yeşilbursa has been involved in ELT and teacher education for 30 years. She has taught students of all ages and levels, from kindergarten to postgraduate in contexts as varied as Taiwan, the UK, and Turkey. She gained her postgraduate degrees in ELT from Gazi University, and currently holds the position of full professor at Bursa Uludağ University. Her research interests include reflective practice and English Language teacher education.

Title of the speech: “Taking your place in the picture: Where do prospective teachers’ stand in the future image of ELT in Turkey?”


Previously planned dates for abstract submission and notification of acceptance are changed. New dates are like:

Abstract submission: 01.03.2019

Notification of acceptance(only for the speaker registration): 05.03.2019