We can use different languages, but your mother tongue is charged with a unique emotional power, particularly if it’s a minority language.
Teachers tell me they are really impressed with the level of engagement of the students, learning and exploring new languages around them.
When I asked the young people why they think we should do multilingual workshops, one young person said “to create language friendships”.
Language Explorers is designed to raise awareness of linguistic diversity in the classroom and to promote an interest in language learning.
I'm Polish, my husband is Irish and our daughters are bilingual. I knew from the beginning that I’ll be using my mother tongue with them.
Teachers and early years practitioners are invited to take part in a network focused on supporting migrant children and families.
Mother Tongues and Rua Red are offering a series of free art workshops where groups and individuals can meet up, view the exhibitions and discuss the themes within the work.
How can we pass these onto our children without overwhelming them? What will be their identity and how will their languages shape them?
Our programme Language Explorers has been selected as one of the most impactful innovations for the HundrED Spotlight on Parental Engagement!
Join us for Culture Night! Mother Tongues will be showcasing the Interactive Museum of Languages for Young Audiences (IMLYA).