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?
Can language pedagogy adopt an approach to Intercultural Communication that privileges less functional agendas in favour of more creative ones?
This debate addresses one of the perennial issue surrounding Teacher Development in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education.
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.
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.
This theme debates whether current policies in Modern Language Education are fit for purpose.
The Language Acts and Worldmaking team have received four King’s Curriculum Innovation Awards to develop new interdisciplinary and service modules for undergraduate students.
Language Acts and Worldmaking is pleased to announce its next conference 'Languages Future' will take place Monday 27 - Tuesday 28 April 2020 at King's College London. The CfP deadline is 20 December 2019.
Our new article, co-authored by Inma Álvarez, Carlos Montoro, Ana de Medeiros, Debra Kelly and Alice Hazard, from the Diasporic Identities and the Politics and Language Teaching and the Language Transitions strands of the project, has just been published. You can read it here in Open Access.
Language Acts is excited to announce its conference Languages Future, featuring special guest speaker David Crystal