Multi-Competence, Translanguaging and Mobile Self-Directed Learning
With Li Wei, UCL Institute of Education, University College London
This is a conceptual paper that aims to extend the concept of Linguistic Multi-Competence and advance Translanguaging as a research perspective. It focuses on the theoretical foundations of Translanguaging and explores the implications for language teaching and learning in particular and for bilingualism and multilingualism research generally. Empirical examples from self-directed mobile language learning will be used to demonstrate the added value of the Translanguaging approach.
This is a public event and all are welcome.
The Plurilingual Lab Speaker Series is co-organized by the BILD Research Group and McGill's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) Research Talks.
Mode of delivery: synchronous via Zoom (a recording will be made available in our YouTube channel)
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Li Wei holds a Chair in Applied Linguistics at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), UK. His research covers different aspects of bilingualism and multilingualism. He is Editor of the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, and Applied Linguistics Review. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, UK.