SAALT | South African Association for Language Teaching


SAALT conference 2024

Last call for papers/workshops

We are pleased to open the call for papers to be presented at the 2024 SAALT Conference.

Venue: Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town
Date: 10-12 July 2024
Theme: Celebrating 60 years of excellence in language teaching and learning in diverse
Late Conference Registration fee: R4 200
Abstract submission: Open until Friday, 30 April 2024

Keynote Speakers:

This conference promises to be a seminal event, offering a platform for discourse, collaboration, and the dissemination of research that continues to push the boundaries of language education and its pivotal role in shaping a more inclusive and understanding society.

Furthermore, get excited about the Keynotes because the following experts have agreed to be our keynote speakers at the conference:

Prof Theo du Plessis

(University of the Free State)

Prof Rosemary Wildsmith-Cromarty

(North West University)

Prof Russel Kaschula

(University of the Western Cape)

Prof Marivate

(1st CEO of PANSALB - University of Pretoria)


Herewith we would like to provide you with a list of possible accommodation for the conference. Please note that we do not take any bookings from the conference organising committee. It is delegates’ own responsibility to book accommodation for the conference.

Below is a list of several accommodation options near the conference venue that has been compiled by the organising committee:

  • The Commodore Hotel
  • The Portswood Hotel
  • The Old Foundry Hotel
  • Radisson Red V&A
  • Waterfront Cape Town
  • Garden Court Victoria Junction
  • City Lodge Hotel Victoria
  • Alfred Waterfront
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront