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LoCALL examines multilingualism in ordinary places and in everyday lives. By involving both teachers and pupils in mapping local linguistic landscapes, it aims to harness the multilingualism that is all around us for language and intercultural education.

Multilingualism in a leading Finnish newspaper regarding the Covid-19 pandemic

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic to be a global issue or a pandemic. Since then, in Finland, the health care institutions (hospitals and health care centres), public transportation and shopping centres and malls, etc. have gone multilingual in informing the citizens about the pandemic and recommending safety…

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Conference: Shifting Linguistic Landscapes

A new terrain for multilingual and transcultural pedagogies The University of Calgary organises an on-line conference on linguistic landscapes and equitable pedagogies on the 26th April. Registration is free but mandatory. https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/shifting-linguistic-landscapes/conference-agenda The LoCALL project will be presented by S. Melo-Pfeifer, who is giving the talk “Linguistic landscapes in the foreign language classroom: A pathway…

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