Babel – Eine Reise durch die Sprachen

Ein Wahlkurs für Sprachbegeisterte

von Monica Graf, Bruno Pedretti, Jürg Hostettler

Do we think differently in different languages?

Over the past decade, the concept of plurilingualism has been developed to describe individuals’ complex repertoires of languages and linguistic competences.

Traditionally, students‘ plurilingual repertoires have not been affirmed in the classroom.

One of the objectives of our course, however, was to inquire into how students – and teachers – make sense of their plural identities.

A popular data generation tool for this inquiry asks students to use standard formatted body silhouettes to create their personal cultural and linguistic self-portraits. Babel – Eine Reise durch die Sprachen