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Language Transitions

Past Events

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Language Education Activism

Modern Language Centre, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

This theme debates whether current policies in Modern Language Education are fit for purpose.

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Modern Languages—A Discipline (still) in Search of an Identity?

UG.04 (upper ground floor), 309 Regent Street; University of Westminster, W1B 2HW

The second Language Acts and Worldmaking debate will address three key issues: Are current definitions of language competence adequate for today’s multilingual populations and social encounters?

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Should Second Language Acquisition & Second Language Teaching be aligned & how?

Language Resource Centre (Room K-1.072, 1st basement), King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS

This debate addresses one of the perennial issue surrounding Teacher Development in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education.

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Has the digital world revolutionised language pedagogy?

Bush House (Room NE 0.01), King’s College London, Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG

London Centre for Languages and Cultures Easter School 2018

King's College London

The LCLC Easter school aims to give students an insight into university-style language study. The main objective of the Easter school is to push students' knowledge of their curricular languages beyond what they are taught in the classroom.

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Interculturality and Creativity in Language Education

Languages Resource Centre (Room K-1.072, first basement), Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS

Can language pedagogy adopt an approach to Intercultural Communication that privileges less functional agendas in favour of more creative ones?

A Workshop for Translators and Interpreters: Languages at Times of Crisis

King's College London

A two-day workshop for translators and interpreters which will use drama techniques and artistic practice to enable participants to explore and reflect upon aspects of their experience of working with languages in society today.

Language Acts and Worldmaking debate series of 2018/2019 - Communicating Emotions in a Foreign Language

Room UG04 (Upper Ground Floor), University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW