"Am I still multilingual if I’m not fluent?”

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THEN

YOU ARE

MULTILINGUAL

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WAM arises out of the work on multilingual identity carried out by the Education Strand of the MEITS project (Multilingualism Empowering Individuals Transforming Societies).

 

Visit our main site here www.meits.org

OUR VISION:

To encourage everyone to recognise the languages they have and be able to say:

“WE ARE MULTILINGUAL”

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“YES - you can still say

“I AM MULTILINGUAL”!

It only matters that you can do something in another language!”

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"Am I still multilingual if I’m not fluent?”

DID YOU KNOW?

People who study a language score highest on tests of mental ability

“It improved the children’s understanding that learning a language was a process and just because they weren’t hugely successful Spanish speakers at that particular moment in time, didn’t mean that they weren’t legitimate in their attempts to speak Spanish” (Teacher, London)

"I used to think that learning a language was pointless and long. Now I think that languages are useful and worth the long time."(Student, London)

DID YOU KNOW?

Having another language makes you more creative

DID YOU KNOW?

Languages are good for your brain: people who speak languages can problem-solve better

DID YOU KNOW?

Learning a language makes you more empathetic and better at conflict resolution

DID YOU KNOW?

Learning a language gives you better communicative skills