A final DRONGO call – Multilingualism in Amsterdam, this weekend!

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!

New Year, New Bilingualism Projects!

To have another language is to possess a second soul. Charlemagne Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/c/charlemagn182029.html#trkFxkBroweWuwU0.99 As someone who has lived within the academic world since the age of five years old, I always feel like the beginning of September is the "New Year" for me. The last six months have been very busy for me, … Continue reading New Year, New Bilingualism Projects!

It’s DRONGO time again! Join us for a day of multilingual delights (Sept. 27)

It may seem a bit precocious to be announcing a festival upcoming in September, but it is never too early to mark it on your calendar! Last year's DRONGO, the second edition, was a roaring success, with over 7,000 visitors over the day. This year's promises to be bigger and better! I am once again … Continue reading It’s DRONGO time again! Join us for a day of multilingual delights (Sept. 27)

Euromarkt: Come and meet multilingual Europe (and a little bit of the world…)

On May 18, the European School Bergen is hosting their annual "Euromarkt". For those of you lucky enough to live within reach, it will be a day spent in multilingual activity and enjoyment. The school parents' committee hosts the event, and different country groups provide entertainment, food and fun. There will be a multilingual book … Continue reading Euromarkt: Come and meet multilingual Europe (and a little bit of the world…)

It’s DRONGO weekend! Come and celebrate multilingualism with us.

And finally, after much work and hype and some exceedingly large number of emails.... the DRONGO festival is here. Saturday, September 28, in the main public library in Amsterdam, a whole-day festival dedicated to language. For adults, there are a wide variety of interesting seminars and workshops, including speed language lessons in some very interesting … Continue reading It’s DRONGO weekend! Come and celebrate multilingualism with us.

Looking for Saturday/Sunday Heritage Language Schools

I am participating in the organistion of the DRONGO festival of multilingualism, being held in Amsterdam on September 28, 2013 (2nd edition). We are looking for Saturday/Sunday Heritage language schools, to participate in multilingual children's activities. In particular, we are holding a multilingual reading of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". We'd like to have … Continue reading Looking for Saturday/Sunday Heritage Language Schools