The linguistic landscape of Bogra (Bangladesh), by Md. Sadequle Islam

Bangladeshis, just like some other communities around the world, sacrificed their lives for the right to speak their mother language: Bangla. On 21st February, 1952, some brave souls of this land including Rafiq, Shafiq, Barkat, Salam, Jabbar and Shafiur sacrificed their life to protect Bangla and prevent Urdu from being the state language of EastContinue reading “The linguistic landscape of Bogra (Bangladesh), by Md. Sadequle Islam”

Linguistic landscapes and translanguaging in Aotearoa (New Zealand), by Corinne A. Seals

Tēnā koutou from Aotearoa New Zealand! Дякую to LoCALL for the opportunity to share the Wellington Translanguaging Project and our resource branch Translanguaging Aotearoa with you all. In 2016, I established the Wellington Translanguaging Project with Dr. Vincent Ieni Olsen-Reeder (Associate Investigator on the Project) with the goal of supporting Māori and Samoan children inContinue reading “Linguistic landscapes and translanguaging in Aotearoa (New Zealand), by Corinne A. Seals”

LoCALL goes Global on #ErasmusDays2020

16 October 2020 |Live on Youtube In the fourth edition of the Erasmusdays, the partner universities involved in the LoCALL project will join hands to organize an event that aims to promote and disseminate the work and research already carried out by the team. The event will take place on 16 October 2020 and willContinue reading “LoCALL goes Global on #ErasmusDays2020”

LoCALL auf dem 12. Frankoromanistentag

Am 25.09.20 fand der 12. Frankoromanistentag digital statt, auf dem wir LoCALL vorstellen konnten. In der Sektion “Der Französischunterricht an der Kreuzung unterschiedlicher Forschungsrichtungen: “Sprache” durch digitale Medien sichtbar machen” stellt die Integration von Linguistic Landscapes im Französischunterricht einen wichtigen Beitrag dar. Dafür haben Lisa Marie Brinkmann und Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer einen Vortrag über die LehrkräfteperspektiveContinue reading “LoCALL auf dem 12. Frankoromanistentag”

Sampa, uma cidade de paisagens multifacetadas, por Maria Célia Lima-Hernandes (São Paulo)

São Paulo é uma grande cidade homônima ao Estado. Ao longo do século XX, devido a migrações intensas, os bairros foram crescendo para as bordas, o que significa dizer que vários dialetos brasileiros foram se encontrando nessas áreas periféricas. Os nordestinos (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte e Sergipe) eContinue reading “Sampa, uma cidade de paisagens multifacetadas, por Maria Célia Lima-Hernandes (São Paulo)”

LoCALL visits Curitiba on September 1st

LoCALL will be present at the Seminar on Studies on Plurilingualism, organised by Francisco Calvo del Olmo, with an on-line presentation called “Paisagens Linguísticas e Promoção da Consciência Plurilingue: perspectivas sociolinguísticas e didáticas”, on September 1st (2020). The event is promoted by the Universidade Federal do Paraná (Brazil).

Soziolinguistische Landschaften: Dänemark, Kopenhagen – Christianshavn. Von Petra Daryai-Hansen

Ich lebe in Kopenhagen, der Hauptstadt von Dänemark, in einem Stadtviertel, das im Zentrum von Kopenhagen liegt: Christianshavn. Hier befindet sich u.a. das dänische Außenministerium. Christianshavn ist von Wasser umgeben: auf der einen Seite liegt der Hafen, auf der anderen Seite eine Wallanlage und mittendrin ein Kanalsystem. Im Christianshavner Stadtbild werden die starken sprachlichen HierarchisierungenContinue reading “Soziolinguistische Landschaften: Dänemark, Kopenhagen – Christianshavn. Von Petra Daryai-Hansen”

La valeur des paysages linguistiques en cours, par Danièle Moore

Le paysage linguistique permet de contextualiser une approche plurilingue de l’apprentissage, en visant le développement de savoirs disciplinaires et de compétences réflexives. “Attirer l’attention sur les genres discursifs et l’épaisseur polysémiotique de ces discours conduit les élèves à voir, reconnaître, écouter et entendre les multiples voix plurilingues de leur communauté”. Au fil de leurs déplacementsContinue reading “La valeur des paysages linguistiques en cours, par Danièle Moore”

Training week: Linguistic landscapes in the context of multilingual education

With a total of 63 participants, three guest speakers and the active participation of the whole LoCALL team, the Training week was carried out from the 8th to 12th June 2020 via a digital platform. It was organised by the LoCALL team from the University of Groningen | Campus Fryslân in mutual collaboration with theContinue reading “Training week: Linguistic landscapes in the context of multilingual education”