Voice of China Sydney 2015, Program Booklet

Voice of China on the move

It’s a weeknight at the Sydney Town Hall, an ornate 19th century building in the city centre. Almost everyone bustling in the ...

Preschool in Karlsruhe, Germany (Source: DW)

Are the children of intermarried couples smarter?

Ever since my research for my 2002 book Bilingual Couples Talk I’ve regularly been told by people – or been asked to ...

"Naughty boys" in the media: image from the Channel 4 gangs and drugs drama "Top Boy"

Naughty boys trying to learn

Teacher expectations can constitute a self-fulfilling prophecy: teachers behave differently towards children depending on their expectations of them. The ways in which ...

Bilingualism has a gender

Bilingualism is good for you! … if you are a girl …

A while ago, I reported on the findings of a US study that demonstrated that children of immigrants who achieve high-level bilingual ...

"A translator's profession can never only entail rendering meaning from one language to another but always involves translating from one culture to another" (www.pictllp.eu/)

Intercultural Communication Training for Translators

The ever-more globalised world of today requires a new type of translator. Text genre, audience, style and register all maintain their relevance. ...

Panel on Representing Culturally Diverse Clients

We all have a culture, we all speak a language: the Australian legal system discusses diversity

Cultural Diversity and the Law: Access to justice in multicultural Australia was a conference held in Sydney on the 13th and 14th ...

'Soaking up English like a sponge:' The researcher's young son engrossed in a Thesaurus

‘Investing in language:' Why do we think about language education the way we do?

If someone cannot now learn their native language, adding a couple of foerign (sic) dead languages is not going to help them. ...

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