The MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism

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MOSAIC is a research centre which was established within the School of Education in April 2008 to provide a forum for the development of new, interdisciplinary lines of enquiry related to bilingualism/multilingualism, multilingual literacy, bilingual education, second language learning and contemporary discourses about linguistic and cultural diversity.

Contact: mosaicadmin@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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On 2nd September 2014, Heidi Byrnes, from Georgetown University explored how the teaching and learning of foreign languages, as contrasted with second languages, especially English as a second language in many parts of the world, was being challenged by phenomena that we associate with the age of globalization, multilingualism, and multiculturalism.


   

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