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 at the international conference “Multilingual Linguistic Landscapes: Perspectives on Franco-Creole and German-speaking cases”, in Vienna.

Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer & Lisa Marie Brinkmann present a communication on German teachers’ beliefs about the integration of LL in the foreign language classroom. The talk is called “‘In everyday teaching life it means you have to make time for it’:teachers’ beliefs on the use of Linguistic Landscapes as pedagogical tools” and aims at reflecting on…

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LoCALL wins second prize of the European Language Label

The European Language Label (ELL) Award is coordinated by the European Commission and rewards innovative projects in language teaching, learning and promotion, while bringing these initiatives to the attention of the public along with professionals in the languages field. The Label aims to advance language education by rewarding creative and original initiatives to promote language…

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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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