Monday, 7th March

Normal service resumes! Sorry for the break in service last Thursday and Friday: it’s been a busy few days on the family front.

1. The first of two webinars this Wednesday, 9th March: at 13:00 UK time and hosted by the UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, Language Learning of Adult Migrants in Europe with Glenn Levine-West from the University of California, Anke Grotlüschen from Hamburg University and Nafisah Graham-Brown from ELATT, an education charity here in the UK https://www.elatt.org.uk/ Registration here https://forms.gle/HYhmMGf6iwtSBmNn8 and smart McKinley PDF of abstract below.

2. Second, at 16:00 UK time and hosted by the Manchester Centre for Research in Linguistics at Manchester Metropolitan University, Exploring the link between bilingualism in the family and child well-being with Lisa-Maria Müller from the Chartered College of Teaching. Registration here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-difference-does-bilingualism-make-tickets-291208361047 and home-made Cross PDF of abstract below.

3. Here’s the latest issue of the European Language Gazette from our colleagues at the ECML in Graz, full of good stuff as ever, including the recipe book from the European Day of Languages’ 20th Anniversary Great Bake-Off: https://ecml.at/News/Newsletter/Gazette59/tabid/4429/language/en-GB/Default.aspx PDF of recipe book below, including Magic Forest Cake from the UK – a new one on me, but I’ll give it a go!

4. And, finally, ninety-nine years old today: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42891/stopping-by-woods-on-a-snowy-evening plus the interesting backstory to the poem https://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2019/12/christmas-trees.html

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