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Research and Policy Events for Academic Impact

Second Language Education Group (SLEG) Seminar Series

Cambridge Annual Lecture Series on Second Language Learning and Teaching

Launch event, Monday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education? Professor Lourdes Oretga, Georgetown University

Cambridge Masterclass Series on Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy

Launch event, Tuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-12:00

Paradoxes of multilingualism in public policy, Professor Lourdes Oretga, Georgetown University

 

Interdisciplinary Workshops for Knowledge Transfer

Workshop 10: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) for Schools and Communities

17:15    Tuesday  5 November 2019

International Workshop based on the British Council Project on CLIL (Cambridge and Utrecht)

Workshop 9: Identity approaches to language learning

17:15    Tuesday  6 November 2018  DMB 1S3 (16:50 for social gathering)

Interactive workshop based on the AHRC OWRI Project on Multilingualism

Workshop 8: Story-telling and integrated communities: Local government perspectives

14:00 - 16:00   Thursday  24 May 2018   Newnham College (13:30 for social gathering)

Workshop in collaboration with Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Workshop 7: Assessing bilingual learners

17:15   Tuesday  7 November 2017  DMB 1S3 (16:50 for social gathering)

Cho, G., Shin, F., & Krashen, S. (2004). What do we know about heritage languages? What do we need to know about them. Multilingual Education, summer, 23-26.

Workshop 6: Language education policy and public exams

17:15   Tuesday  8 November 2016  DMB 1S3 (16:50 for social gathering)

Handeley, S. (2011). Promoting community language learning in the United Kingdom. Language Learning Journal, 39(2), 149-162.

Workshop 5: Provision of heritage language education

17:15   Tuesday  10 November 2015   DMB 1S3  (16:50 for social gathering)

The results of the National Heritage Language Survey: Implications for teaching, curriculum design, and professional development. Foreign Language Annals, 44(1), 40-64.

Workshop 4: Language maintenance in trilingual families

17:15   Tuesday  12 May 2015   DMB 1S3  (16:50 for social gathering)

Braun, A., & Cline, T. (2010). Trilingual families in mainly monolingual societies: Working towards a typology. International Journal of Multilingualism, 7(2), 110-127.

Workshop 3: Multilingualism, transnationalism and identity

17:15   Tuesday  11 November 2014   DMB 1S3  (16:50 for social gathering)

Duff, P. (2015). Multilingualism, transnationalism and identity. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 35, 57-80.

Workshop 2: Heritage language learner characteristics

17:15   Tuesday  13 May 2014   DMB 2S7  (16:50 for social gathering)  

Lee, J. S. (2005). Through the learners’ eyes: Reconceptualizing the heritage and non-heritage learner of the less commonly taught languages. Foreign Language Annals, 38(4), 554-565.

Workshop 1: Pedagogy and translanguaging

17:15   Tuesday  12 Nov 2013   DMB 2S5  (16:50 for social gathering)

Creese, A. & Blackledge, A. (2012). Translanguaging in the bilingual classroom: A pedagogy for learning and teaching? Modern Language Journal, 94(i), 103-115.

 

Professional Development Workshops for Community Impact

In partnership with Cambridge Bilingual Groups, a local support organisation for community language schools in Cambridge and surrounding areas.

Workshop 5: Safeguarding for community language schools, May 2019

Workshop 4: Special education needs of bilingual children, April 2019

Workshop 3: Arts-based language teaching, 3 June 2018

Workshop 2: Lesson planning, 18 April 2018

Workshop 1: Teaching writing skills, 2 July 2017