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ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Saturday, March 4 • 15:00 - 16:00
Why Choose To Be Multilingual and Multicultural? LIMITED

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Alex Rawlings was brought up in London by an English father and half-Greek mother. In this breakout session, he will draw on his personal experiences to discuss the challenges that having a multilingual and multicultural background can bring. He will also examine how these difficulties may have grown greater in today’s world. He will stress the value of a diverse upbringing, and explain why he eventually chose to embrace both his cultural backgrounds, along with many more through learning multiple languages, and why he would still choose to do so every time.

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Alex Rawlings

Alex was born and raised in London to a half-Greek mother and English father. As a child he spent his time between the UK, Greece and Japan, where his father worked for four years. Having always been surrounded by languages, he began to study them independently aged 14. In 2012, while... Read More →


Saturday March 4, 2017 15:00 - 16:00 CET
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