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Now you’re speaking my language! Multilingual Manchester in Manchester Evening News

MENscreenshotAn article on Levenshulme Language Day was featured in Manchester City Council’s Be Proud column, in Manchester Evening News. Levenshulme Language Day was a community event celebrating the city’s linguistic and cultural diversity, organised by Multilingual Manchester, Manchester City Council, Levenshulme Market and local initiatives. The full article can be viewed here.

Multilingual Manchester and Greater Manchester Police: Volunteer Activity Report now available

Logo of Greater Manchester PoliceMultilingual Manchester student volunteers have been working in collaboration with Greater Manchester Police to improve communication with victims of crime.

The volunteer group gathered public feedback on letters issued by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) in the aftermath of a crime, and reflected this feedback in redrafted letters. Approaching residents from a wide range of backgrounds, the group’s aim was to ensure that the new Victim of Crime letters used accessible language to communicate with Manchester’s diverse public.

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Levenshulme Language Day video now online

Screen-Shot-2015-11-18-at-2.29.53-PM-150x150Manchester’s first Language Day took place in Levenshulme on Saturday 24th October 2015. The event was a celebration of linguistic and cultural diversity in the city, and was attended by hundreds of local residents and visitors, who took part in activities spanning three venues.

A short video is now available online, featuring some of the many performances, language taster sessions and interactive games that took place on the day, as well as interviews with participants and visitors.

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Levenshulme Language Day – 24th October 2015

languageday-150x150Levenshulme Language Day is an event organised to celebrate the rich linguistic and cultural diversity found in Levenshulme, Manchester, and its surrounding area. The event will be held on Saturday 24th October 2015, and activities will take place at Levenshulme Inspire, The Klondyke Club and Levenshulme Market.

Local residents, visitors, market traders and businesses are invited to participate in this event for all ages, with games for children, language taster sessions, performances, live music, international films and food, as well as the chance to explore the work of local supplementary schools and community organisations – and much more!

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New student reports online

240px-Greater_Manchester_UK_location_map_2.svg_-150x150Visit our archive to have a look at the latest student reports we have recently uploaded. The reports include studies about Manchester’s linguistic landscape, recent results from our School Language Survey, research into language choice and maintenance in bilingual families and much more.

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