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.

Keynote speakers confirmed for the on-line LoCALL training week (June 6-10, 2022)

Keynotes Durk Gorter: “Multilingual education and the linguistic landscape studies” Lukas Eibensteiner: “Gamifying Virtual Linguistic Landscapes: Educational Escape Rooms as a Pedagogical Tool to Raise Language Awareness”. Mariana Ribeiro Clemente: “Linguistic landscape in education – displaying the playfulness, designing the poetry of the sociolinguistics of writing”. Sarah McMonagle: “Virtual Linguistic Landscapes: Where do we even…

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Teaching Awareness for the Didactic Potential of the Linguistic Landscape in Academic Context

Prof. Camilla Badstübner-Kizik, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, PolandInstitute of Applied Linguisticscbkizik@amu.edu.pl Lived experiences with Linguistic Landscapes The majority of my students in Poland, Germany and beyond are enrolled in courses that prepare them to become language teachers as well as translators or interpreters. However I may presuppose certain linguistic and didactic tools being at their…

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Linguistic Landscape of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 3 (Indonesia), by Ubaldus Djonda

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Bandar Udara Internasional Soekarno-Hatta, in Indonesia) is a main airport serving flights from and to Jakarta, Indonesia. It is located in Tangerang, the western border of Jakarta, part of Banten Province. The airport’s name is dedicated to the two founding fathers of Indonesia, Soekarno, and Mohammad Hatta. In 2016, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport…

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