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Recent Event in the Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching (RIBiLT)

Seminar on 'Translanguaging as a theory of language: Some conceptual and methodological considerations' (跨言實踐作為語言理論:一些概念和方法的考慮)

On 6 December 2016, Prof. Wei Li, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the UCL Institute of Education, gave a seminar on translanguaging. In the seminar, Prof. Li introduced the notion of translanguaging as a theory of language, and discussed the theoretical motivations behind the concept and the methodological challenges when it is applied to real data.



Seminar on 'New Chinglish and the post-multilingualism challenge' (新中式英語和後多語現象的挑戰)

On 9 December 2016, Prof. Wei Li gave another seminar on new Chinglish created by the younger generation of Chinese speakers of English in China. In the seminar, Prof. Li showed how new Chinglish serves a variety of communicative, social and political purposes in response to the post-multilingualism challenges that we face in the 21st century.

    

 

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