Association of Applied Linguistics

Mission Statement

The Association for Applied Linguistics (ASAL) is a society of professionals who collaborate to promote academic advancement and excellence in the fields of applied linguistics and foreign language learning and teaching. The purpose of these multiple forms of collaboration, negotiation and networking is to improve the quality of language-related research and thinking dispositions as well as the foreign language teaching and learning provisions in the country. In addition, the ASAL aims to contribute to the development of all subject areas of applied linguistics, to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and practical experience and to stimulate international cooperation.