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.

LoCALL presented by Anastasia Gkaintartzi at Volos (Greece)

Anastasia Gkaintartzi, from the University of Thessaly, and Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer, from the University of Hamburg, collaborate to present a talk on “Linguistic Landscapes for language awareness, social justice and equity in education: The LoCALL project”. They will be presenting the LoCALL App and the work done with it at the university level in the Conference…

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Cristina Gonçalves, professora colaboradora do projeto LoCALL, fala da sua participação no projeto

Cristina Gonçalves, professora do Agrupamento de Escolas de Ílhavo (Portugal), conversa com Ana Raquel Simões, da Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), acerca da sua participação no projeto LoCALL e da forma como o projeto articulou investigação, formação e comunidade. Cristina Gonçalves fala do potencial das paisagens linguísticas na realização de aprendizagens significativas nas diferentes áreas curriculares…

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Faire bouger la classe : A la recherche du paysage linguistique auf dem VdF-Bundeskongress

By Lisa Marie Binkmann & Julia von Rosen Fais bouger le Français! war das Motto des diesjährigen Bundeskongresses der Vereinigung für deutsche Französischlehrerinnen und -lehrer am 23. und 24.09.2022. Dr. Julia von Rosen und Lisa Marie Brinkmann haben einen Atelier über ihre Zusammenarbeit des Einsatzes von Linguistic Landscapes (LL) in den Fremdsprachenunterricht, auch mit Prof.…

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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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