If you are a teacher of English, a learner of other languages or just a language lover you might have asked yourself this question: what makes someone bilingual?

Welcome to another NILE Insights event Thursday 2 December 4.00pm UK time

There are many dimensions to consider and definitely not a unique answer. This multilingual, international panel of teachers will discuss, reflect on a variety of topics and hopefully help you understand your multilingual classes a bit more.

Some areas that could be considered:

  • Myths about early language learning
  • Myths about accent
  • Mother tongue influence in English language learning
  • Multilingualism in language teaching
  • Language and affection in language learning
  • Translanguaging
  • Heritage languages
  • CLIL and pluriliteracy

NILE Consultant Trainer, Laura Renart is joined by three panellists bringing different perspectives on bilingualism: Asma Herguem, Claudia Mewald and Phil Ball will be answering the host’s and your questions, and some of their own.

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Participants could submit their questions in advance or pose them directly to the panel during the live session.
This interactive, insightful event is free to all – but places are limited.