Multilingualism

"We only speak Dutch at school"

Paper
Tessa Peters
01/05/2020
11 minutes to read

The use of home languages is not allowed in many schools in the Netherlands although a multilingual approach seems promising. This paper presents strategies that can be used as guidelines for dealing with multilingualism in the classroom.

Debates on populism and diversity

The monolingual bias in studies on populism

Column
Juan Eduardo Bonnin
06/02/2020
4 minutes to read

Scholarly articles written in English about populism often forget linguistic and discursive diversity.  Drawing from a monolingual tradition, they tend to overlook linguistic and discursive diversity in the political processes they study.

The case against Linguaphobia

Article
Yaron Matras
07/10/2016
4 minutes to read

In the wake of Brexit, universities have a duty to promote the benefits of linguistic diversity more than ever, says Yaron Matras (Multilingual Manchester).