A Very Multilingual Caterpillar! It was a fantastic, fantastic day. At least in the Children's Library, where I spent my day (next year I must make it upstairs to have some language fun myself...)! We saw "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" read live in no less than 15 languages, including a "World Premiere" of author Adriaan … Continue reading The DRONGO has flown….
DRONGO is for anyone who lives in, and wants to explore the modern multilingual world. Is my language a problem or a solution? Where can I find booklets, expertise, training, tests, schools, interpreters? At DRONGO you will find questions and answers, speakers and storytellers, and a lot of contact opportunities. For children and parents, students … Continue reading A final DRONGO call – Multilingualism in Amsterdam, this weekend!
One of the unfortunate realities of bilingualism is that success or failure is often determined by language status. Yes, it's true, languages have "status". Some languages are high status, some are low status, some are in the middle. It's not an unchangeable rating - it depends on where you are and what other languages are … Continue reading Language Status: How cool is your language?