Language on the Move

Language on the Move is a peer-reviewed sociolinguistics research site devoted to multilingualism, language learning and intercultural communication in the contexts of globalization and migration.
Language on the Move aims to disseminate sociolinguistic research to a broad global audience.


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ABC Radio National has the perfect holiday treat for language lovers: a 5-part podcast series about multilingualism in Australia. In “Tongue-tied and fluent”, Masako Fukui and Sheila Ngoc Pham (who also blogs here on Language on the Move) explore how ordinary Australians navigate the tensions between the nation’s imagined English monolingualism and its de facto multilingualism.

The Twitter thread below offers a quick teaser for each episode. Indulge yourself, head over to the Earshot website...

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Language on the Move is primarily concerned with linguistic resources that, in one way or another, have been or are ‘on the move’ and thus develops a profound understanding of...

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Attendees of the Humboldt...

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Professor Ingrid Gogolin (Image credit: Markus Scholz)

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The link between language and identity is a subject written about most profusely by linguists, and it never seems to fall into obsolescence. Yet, novelists manipulate the association between language and identity most expertly.

Murakami’s Yesterday – a short story that forms one of the seven stories collected in a book titled Men without Women – constitutes a case in...

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Welcome message to the Aga Khan IV inscribed into the mountain, Pasu, Upper Hunza, Pakistan

Transnationalism is a notion that is both presumed to be clear whilst also recognised as in need of explanation. Perhaps we can talk about it as a keyword, in the...

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Humboldt Symposium 2019

Publicado en Language on the Move el 05/09/2019

Alexander von Humboldt, Portrait by Friedrich Georg Weitsch, 1806 (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Photographer: Karin März / Montage: Raufeld Medien)

Registrations are now open for the 2019...

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Gaming language learning

Publicado en Language on the Move el 28/08/2019

For one of my postgraduate courses in Applied Linguistics, I was asked to write an assignment about my language learning history. Recalling all the phases I went through to learn English made me realize that my teachers had not used any educational games and had barely used technology in class. Only a few years on, and such a state of affairs has almost become inconceivable: digital technologies are ubiquitous in today’s...

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The project team at a partners meeting in Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Europe recently experienced a dramatic influx of refugees. By the end of 2015, the European Union as a...

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