S2 E13: Bilingual Literacy – Dr. Holly Joseph

The end of season 2 is here, but we have a great episode for you! In this episode, we’re going to talk about bilingual reading development with a leading expert in the field – Dr Holly Joseph. Holly is an Associate Professor of Language Education and Literacy Development at the Institute of Education, at UniversityContinue reading “S2 E13: Bilingual Literacy – Dr. Holly Joseph”

S2 E12: Language and Emotions – Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele

Welcome back to another episode of MLST! In this episode, we’re going to talk about how our emotions, and identity, are tied to our languages to the leading expert in the field – Jean-Marc Dewaele. Jean-Marc is a Professor of Applied Linguistics & Multilingualism at the Department of Languages, Cultures and Applied Linguistics at BirkbeckContinue reading “S2 E12: Language and Emotions – Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele”

S2 E10: Language and Health – Dr. Thomas Bak

Welcome to another exciting episode of Much Language Such Talk! Did you know that March 27th is International Day of Multilingualism? To celebrate this awesome day we’re joined by Dr. Thomas Bak, a researcher at the University of Edinburgh. Born and raised in Cracow, Poland, Dr Thomas H Bak studied medicine and worked as aContinue reading “S2 E10: Language and Health – Dr. Thomas Bak”

S2 E9: Language & Art – Marion Geoffray & Dobrochna Futro

Welcome back to another episode of Much Language Such Talk! Today’s episode will be about Language and Art, and how language (learning) can be visualized through art. To discuss this we have invited two wonderful guests: Marion Geoffray and Dobrochna Futro! Marion Geoffray is a performer, theatre-maker, creative practitioner, and she is the artistic directorContinue reading “S2 E9: Language & Art – Marion Geoffray & Dobrochna Futro”

S1 E6: Language Disorders – Dr. Vicky Chondrogianni

Dr Vicky Chondrogianni is a Senior Lecturer in Bilingualism at the University of Edinburgh and the Programme Director in Bilingual Development and Developmental language disorders at Bilingualism Matters. Prior to joining the University of Edinburgh, she held research and teaching positions at various universities in the UK and overseas. Her research and teaching focuses onContinue reading “S1 E6: Language Disorders – Dr. Vicky Chondrogianni”

S1 E4: Lingo Flamingo – Robbie Norval

Episode 4 – 12 November 2020 In this episode, we talk with Robbie Norval, a social entrepreneur who founded the organisation Lingo Flamingo in 2015. He is passionate about empowering individuals, especially those with cognitive impairments, and wanted to create an organisation which provides both stimulating and interactive activities. His goal is to show thatContinue reading “S1 E4: Lingo Flamingo – Robbie Norval”

S1 E1: Bilingualism Matters – Prof. Antonella Sorace

Episode 1 – 1 October 2020 In our first-ever episode, we interview Prof. Antonella Sorace. Antonella Sorace is Professor of Developmental Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. She is a world-leading authority and has published widely in the field of bilingualism across the lifespan, where she brings together methods from linguistics, experimental psychology, and cognitiveContinue reading “S1 E1: Bilingualism Matters – Prof. Antonella Sorace”