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What You Should Know About Translanguaging: Part 2

In ‘What You Should Know About Translanguaging: Part 1’, we looked at how a translanguaging approach to teaching EFL/ESOL can lead to more inclusive practice by validating the different languages – and therefore identities – learners bring to the classroom.  … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Translanguaging: Part 1

Translanguaging, first and foremost, is a theoretical lens through which language and the learner are viewed; it is an alternative way of considering bilingualism and multilingualism and is underpinned by a commitment to equity and diversity.

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Teaching Japanese learners

“Do not try to light the fire when drinking rum” Japanese learners. This blog post looks at difficulties Japanese learners tend to have — and are perceived to have — when learning English, what this difficulty might be a result … Continue reading

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