Welcome to LoCALL

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.

Հայաստան[1]: Cultural richness in semiotic landscapes

By Sarah McMonagle and Lisa Marie Brinkmann Even the most blasé observer will be struck by Armenia’s linguistic landscapes. Written Armenian applies the Armenian alphabet – a unique writing system developed some 1600 years ago. To assist those not au fait with this script, street and informational signage is often rendered in the Latin alphabet.…

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LoCALL presented at IAM L3 in Zagreb (September 2022)

Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer and Larissa Aronin will give a talk on “The use of visual methods to envision multilingualism: epistemological, historical and methodological perspectives”, integrated in the thematic symposium “Visualizations of Multilingualism”, at the IAM L3 in Zagreb. Linguistic Landscapes, alongside Visual Narratives, Dominant Language Constellations and the Material Culture of Multilingualism will be presented and…

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GREIP PhD candidate awarded mobility grant with LoCALL PI

PhD student Klaudia Kruszynska will be hosted at Universiät Hamburg (Germany) and will be working with our colleague, Dr. Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer. Klaudia is doing her research on the pedagogical application of linguistic landscapes (LL) for raising students’ critical thinking and higher order thinking skills and her stay will certainly be beneficial for advancing her work.…

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Multiplier event, 7 de julio de 2022 Online 16-20h (Barcelona) 14-18h UTC

Catalan: Aquest esdeveniment és d’interès per a professorat en actiu i en formació,responsables polítics i investigadors interessats en estratègies, materials i eines quepromoguin l’exploració de l’entorn lingúïstic local i interessats en tenir idees percrear activitats que desenvolupin les competències lingüístiques vinculades a lesúltimes directrius curriculars. Programa. Spanish: Este evento es de interés para profesorado en…

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