Topical issues related to linguistics and English language teaching are on the agenda of a three-day regional forum which started yesterday. The forum was organized by the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan and the U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan. Top level linguists of scientific-research institutes and teachers of foreign language from 13 countries - the U.S., Turkey, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Central Asian countries - rectors of higher education establishments, directors and teachers of Ashgabat's schools participate in the conference.
The forum participants will exchange information and experience in English language teaching, get acquainted with the results of scientific researches in the sphere of sociolinguistics and discuss latest trends in American English that specialist and teachers need to know to improve their professional level.
A special cultural program, including sightseeing tour of Ashgabat, was also prepared for the international conference participants.