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What is translanguaging?

“What is that crazy idea of mixing languages and letting the students use what ever they want in the classroom?”[..] “It isn’t as crazy as it sounds”. Watch the video about translanguaging here


Talk of Prof. Ph.D. Ofelia García on the subject “Translanguaging” during the Multilingualism & Diversity Lectures 2017. Watch the video here

How language shapes the way we think

There are more than 7000 languages spoken in the world. They all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. Does the language we speak shape the way we think? Find out the answer here.

The benefits of a bilingual brain

In this video Mia Nacamulli details about the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged.

Let’s make the most of Multilingualism

Watch this video from the Donostia Research group on Education and Multilingualism (DREAM) and learn more about their approach “Focus on multilingualism”.

(Basque version here)

Whole school plurilingual approaches in Ireland

In this video from the ECML PlurCur project, Dr. Déirdre Kirwan talks about the whole school plurilingual approaches at a primary school in Dublin.