Languages & creativity

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Waves crashing against beach

Language learning: immersion was my answer

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Mosque in Senegal

Why language skills are a priority for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Figure in black and figure in red, clapping.

Tales of Transformation: Queering performance through language

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New book!

We're delighted to announce the publication of Creative Multilingualism: A Manifesto, which is free to download.
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The research

Seven interlocking research strands investigating the creative dimension of languages - extending from cognition and production through to performance, texts and translation to language learning.

Strand 1.

Metaphor

Embodying Ideas: The Creative Power of Metaphor

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Strand 2.

Naming

Creating a Meaningful World: Nature in Name, Metaphor and Myth

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Strand 3.

Intelligibility

Creating Intelligibility across Languages and Communities

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Strand 4.

Creative Economy

Languages in the Creative Economy

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Strand 5.

World Literatures

Creativity and World Literatures: Languages in Dialogue

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Strand 6.

Prismatic Translation

Creating New Meanings: Prismatic Translation

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Strand 7.

Language Learning

Linguistic Creativity in Language Learning

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What's happening at Creative Multilingualism

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Workshop

Multilingual Performance Project: MFL Teacher Workshop

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04 Jun 2020
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