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

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 theirContinue reading “Teaching Awareness for the Didactic Potential of the Linguistic Landscape in Academic Context”

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

LoCALL researchers participate in INTED 2022

On March 7 and 8, 2022, Margarida M. Marques presented at the 16th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, a communication co-authored with Lúcia Pombo. The communication, entitled “Mobile learning supporting linguistic landscapes exploration: Students and teachers as game creators”, presents a study of mixed methods on a project-based learning initiative that integrates mobileContinue reading “LoCALL researchers participate in INTED 2022”

5th Online Training Week Ends Successfully

The online training week for the LoCALL project, hosted by the UAB team was completed last week (from the 21st to the 25th February). The training week focus was on interdisciplinary perspective on Linguistic Landscapes, with 42 registered participants from many countries around the world. The first day began with a general presentation of theContinue reading “5th Online Training Week Ends Successfully”

Linguistic landscapes for peace in Berlin

The case of the Friedensdemo for Ukraine in Berlin (27.02.2022) On 27.02.2022, three days after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Berlin organized a march for peace in Ukraine. Image 1 shows one of the signs that can be considered a proxy for the semiotic and multilingual landscape of this event: the symbol of peace andContinue reading “Linguistic landscapes for peace in Berlin”

Dublin’s linguistic landscape, by Sarah McMonagle

Dublin’s linguistic landscape tells us much about language policies and practices from above and below. It reveals the symbolic construction of the (national) public space, and indexes the languages of a diverse population. Bunreacht na hÉireann, the Irish constitution of 1937, declares Irish to be the national and first official language of Ireland; English isContinue reading “Dublin’s linguistic landscape, by Sarah McMonagle”

Dissemination event: Educating for 21st century challenges – sustainability and linguistic and cultural diversity

(16-18 February 2022 / Online) The first decades of the 21st century have been marked by a series of social, environmental, political and economic crises that have affected communities and individuals around the world, particularly the most vulnerable. More than ever, humanity is called upon to collectively change the trajectory of a civilizational journey thatContinue reading “Dissemination event: Educating for 21st century challenges – sustainability and linguistic and cultural diversity”