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Thea’s ESOL Stepping Stones project in ELTons awards final

June 11, 2019 by

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The ESRC-funded knowledge exchange project ESOL Stepping Stones (@ESOL_Step_Stone) was one a finalist in the British Council ELTons awards, hosted by Benjamin Zephaniah with guest appearance by Michael Rosen and outstanding achievement award to Professor David Crystal. The awards celebrate innovations in English language teaching and learning worldwide. ESOL Stepping Stones were nominated for their work in […]

‘Made in Manchester’

June 10, 2019 by

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Manchester’s language diversity was celebrated today at the Central Library with the launch of the multilingual poem ‘Made in Manchester’ — which includes contributions from school pupils and residents in 64 languages (of which around half were collected by LEL students working with Multilingual Manchester). The Central Library is hosting an exhibit featuring the poem. […]

Julio’s TedX talk now online

May 22, 2019 by

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We promised, we deliver. If you missed it, if you saw it, but want to see it again, and for our friends, fans and strategic partners around the world, you can now watch Julio’s TedX talk here.

Villa-García is IMPRISONED

May 4, 2019 by

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Thank you for participating in Manchet’s new clickbait experiment. Julio is a busy bee this bank holiday weekend, giving a TedX talk about his experience of bilingualism. If a video of this makes it online, you’ll hear it here first.  

Mancunian Tongues event at the Central Library

February 7, 2019 by

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To celebrate UNESCO International Mother Language Day, Multilingual Manchester is hosting a public discussion event, ‘Mancunian Tongues: Why language diversity matters for Manchester’. The event will take place on Thursday 21st February 2019, 6:30pm, at Central Library (Performance Space), and the speakers are: – Esme Ward, Director, Manchester Museum – Lemn Sissay MBE, Author and […]

‘Being Part of the City: Multilingual Manchester’ on YouTube

January 14, 2019 by

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Multilingual Manchester, a research unit based at The University of Manchester, has just released a film showcasing its outreach and public engagement work. You can watch on it on YouTube. How many LEL colleagues and students can you spot?

Julio is the news

January 3, 2019 by

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Julio Villa-García, our most telegenic LEL colleague, visited the University of Oviedo this week. Oviedo is Julio’s alma mater. He gave a talk, and was interviewed by multiple radio stations and newspapers in Spain about the application of linguistics and careers abroad.