Events

(Heritage) language learning during and after a global pandemic: a virtual roundtable discussion

19:00 - 20:30 22 February 2022

Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion on the challenges and opportunities of (heritage) language learning during a global pandemic. The roundtable will bring together language teachers and learners from mainstream school and higher education settings, supplementary school initiatives and other organised activities set up to encourage (he..

Mother language(s) from my field site

14:00 - 16:00 22 February 2022

Staff and student fieldworkers will present video recordings and photos from their field sites; followed by a discussion of the sociolinguistic setting in which children learn to speak their mother language(s). This will be an opportunity to contextualise and problematize the concept of mother language. Please note that the online event jo..

Explore your own Language – talking about time and space

16:00 - 17:30 24 February 2022

This online activity will actively involve speakers of different ages and proficiencies of languages spoken in Manchester - the intended audience are teachers and students at supplementary schools, those attending community centres, and anybody interested in exploring their own language / heritage language from a cross-linguistic perspective...

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