Polyglot Gathering 2024

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Programma

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Small changes in the program are still possible. You can download the schedule in the iCalendar format.

In addition to the talks and workshops, there will be language practice tables during the whole event (see at the bottom of the page).

The talks and workshops in the first three rooms (Glossika, Esperanto, Slovake.eu) will be recorded to be published on our YouTube channel later.

The talks marked with a star (⭐) are sponsored.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

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  • Glossika room
    • 19:30-19:55 • English
      uTalk Quiz
      uTalk
    • 20:00-21:00 • English
      Opening ceremony
  • Atrium (RB)
    • 16:00-18:00 • Multilingual
      Icebreakers
  • Canteen
    • 17:45-19:00 • Czech & English
      Dinner
  • Elsewhere
    • 14:00-20:00
      Registration
    • 21:00-23:00
      Get to know each other

Thursday, May 16th, 2024

  • 09:00
  • 09:30
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  • Glossika room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English and Czech
      Czech crash course: what you should know before you start (and maybe even after)
      Jiří Dosoudil
    • 10:00-10:45 • English
      A Comparison of the Phonology and Grammar of Five Austronesian Languages: Malagasy, Malay, Tagalog, Chamorro and Palauan
      Brian Loo Soon Hua
    • 11:00-11:45 • English
      Connecting Cultures Through Language Exchange
      Michelle Kubitza, Tobias Dickmeis
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      Idiolects, Prescriptivism and How to Make a Foreign Language Your Own
      Charlotte Donnelly
    • 15:00-15:45 • Italian, Spanish, French
      Politica linguistica & lenguas minorizadas: l’Italia, la France, España face à ses langues
      Michael Boris MANDIROLA
    • 16:00-16:45 • English
      Norwegian Crash Course
      Werner Skalla
    • 17:00-17:45 • Mostly English, parts in German
      Street Czech – What the dictionary won’t teach you
      Thomas Brennecke
  • Esperanto room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English
      Why learning the IPA can help you speak like a native
      Lukas Ehrlich
    • 10:00-10:45 • English and Hungarian
      Start speaking Hungarian from 0
      Bozorádi Petra
    • 11:00-11:45 • English
      Chavacano: The Final Frontier of Global Spanish
      Dr. Carlos Yebra Lopez
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      A Comparative Introduction to አማርኛ
      Kevin Fei Sun
    • 15:00-15:45 • English & Hindi
      Language Crash Course: Hindi
      Dhananjay Talwar
    • 16:00-16:45 • Spanish
      Sube al escenario: cómo crear como los actores un personaje que viva y sienta en otro idioma
      María de Vera
    • 17:00-17:45 • English
      The Whimsical World of Endangered Languages – a lens into the obscure and the unique
      Shawn
  • Slovake.eu room
    • 10:00-10:45 • English
      Building bridges through language: Insights from starting a Polyglot community in Stockholm
      Jonatan Haile
    • 11:00-11:45 • English
      First step to Finnish
      Adrianna Plaga
    • 12:00-12:45 • Ukrainian and English
      Language matters! Ukrainian as one of the key elements in shaping and preserving the nation
      Daria Tatarenko
    • 15:00-15:45 • English with slides in Norwegian, Swedish and Portuguese
      Learning pronunciation of different languages through singing (a short talk with a discussion)
      Olga Koeva
    • 16:00-17:45 • English
      Overcoming procrastination: Strategies for language learners and beyond
      Elisa Polese
  • deutsch.info room
    • 9:00-9:45 • Multilingual
      Polyglot games
      Cesco Reale
    • 10:00-10:45 • Multilingual
      Rhythmic Polyglot: Sing, Learn, Repeat!
      Marta Melnyk
    • 11:00-12:45 • Multilingual
      7 games you can play in your new language from day 1
      Petr Hedbavny
    • 15:00-16:45 • English
      Eeny, meeny, miny, moe - what next language am I to ...?
      Blanka Rzewuska
    • 17:00-18:15 • Multilingual
      Karaoke
      Marta Melnyk
  • Elsewhere
    • 12:45-14:00 • Czech & English
      Lunch
    • 17:45-19:00 • Czech & English
      Dinner
    • 19:00-21:00
      Culinary Festival
    • 21:00-23:00 • Multilingual
      Disco

Friday, May 17th, 2024

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  • Glossika room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English
      European microlanguages
      Paul Suder
    • 10:00-10:45 • English
      Managing a multilingual academic community: an example of Vincent Pol University in Lublin, Poland
      Przemysław Terejko
    • 11:00-11:45 • English with slides in Spanish and Portuguese
      Do You Speak the Language of 2024 Social Media? Crash Marketing Course for Personal Brands and Businesses
      Gustavo Garcez & Natalia Morales
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      Learner’s Attitude as the Key to Language Mastery: Insights from Our Questionnaire
      Philippe Rendulić
    • 15:00-15:45 • English
      Reviving Indigenous Languages: My Vision
      Michael Campbell
    • 16:00-16:45 • English
      Master Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Lao, Indonesian, Malay Together / The Secrets of 6 Fascinating Typological Similarities
      Tim Keeley
    • 17:00-17:45 • Spanish
      Basque vs Indo-European languages: a linguistic comparison
      Ángel García Manso
    • 20:00-21:00 • Multilingual
      Multilingual concert with Olga Koeva
      Olga Koeva
  • Esperanto room
    • 9:00-9:45 • German (with slides in English)
      Lessons I learnt from language immersion as a beginner (and becoming a celebrity)
      Israel Lai
    • 10:00-10:45 • Portuguese
      História do movimento poliglota no Brasil e América do Sul
      Georgos Jurobola
    • 11:00-11:45 • German
      Konferenzdolmetscher – Berichte aus der Praxis
      Elisabeth Dörrer, Oscar Hughes
    • 12:00-12:45 • English, Esperanto
      A comparison of Esperanto and English as international languages
      Louis von Wunsch-Rolshoven
    • 15:00-15:45 • English
      Let’s write a diary
      Jan Oko
    • 16:00-16:45 • English
      Innovative technique to boost our motivation to achieve a language goal with AlterEgo images when we explore our goal.
      Anna Bakova
    • 17:00-17:45 • English and Finnish
      Let’s get crafty with Finnish! 2.0
      Alina Raatikainen
  • Slovake.eu room
    • 9:00-10:45 • English
      How to design your own writing system
      Enoch Stokes
    • 11:00-11:45 • Interslavic
      How we created the Interslavic zonal constructed language.
      Vojtěch Merunka
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      Nobody can teach you a language
      Dario Hamidi
    • 15:00-16:45 • English & Greek
      Understanding Greek Structures
      George Karampalis & Michael Liddle
    • 17:00-18:15 • English
      A Crash Course on ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᠨ Manchu, China’s Former National Language
      Iskandar Ding
  • deutsch.info room
    • 10:00-10:45 • Russian
      Про дрова, корабли и чертят. Воркшоп по русским скороговоркам 2.0!
      Ruslan Kokorin
    • 11:00-11:45 • Polish, Czech, English
      Polish Czech Mutual Intelligibility Workshop
      Norbert Wierzbicki, Vít Benešovský
    • 12:00-13:30 • English
      Acquiring Ukrainian
      Marta Melnyk
    • 15:00-15:45 • Esperanto
      Esperanto quest: decipher the world
      Michael Boris MANDIROLA
    • 16:00-16:45 • Basque and English
      Akelarre – Do you want to sing with the Basque witches?
      Iñaki Santos DPB
    • 17:00-18:15 • Multilingual
      Karaoke
      Marta Melnyk
  • Canteen
    • 12:45-14:00 • Czech & English
      Lunch
    • 17:45-19:00 • Czech & English
      Dinner
  • Elsewhere
    • 17:00-18:15 • English
      Networking session
    • 19:00-21:00
      Polyglot Expo

Saturday, May 18th, 2024

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  • 09:30
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  • Glossika room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English
      A Linguistic and Historical Look into Tagalog
      Jeremy Buhain
    • 10:00-10:45 • English
      A survival guide to German grammar
      Werner Skalla
    • 11:00-11:45 • English and various Slavic Languages
      Learn to Communicate in 19 Slavic Languages/The Secrets to Success
      Tim Keeley
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      What grammar is there in sign languages?
      Rafał Darasz
    • 15:00-15:45 • English
      Uno, Dos, Today’s: An Intro to “Espanglés”
      Ruben Adery
    • 16:00-16:45 • Polish
      Scandinavian puzzle
      Paul Suder
    • 17:00-17:45 • English
      Land of the “Eternal Blue Sky.” Spoken Mongolian workshop. ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠤᠯ ᢈᠡᠯᠡ
      Solo Bat-Erdene
    • 19:00-19:45 • Multilingual
      Musical language quiz
      Matthieu Desplantes
    • 20:00-21:00 • Multilingual
      Multilingual concert: Kaŝi
      Kaŝi
  • Esperanto room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English, Icelandic
      Lærið um nýju íslenskuna! Learn the New Icelandic!
      Derek Terell Allen
    • 10:00-11:45 • English and Latin
      Speak Latin like the Romans!
      Jan Oko
    • 12:00-12:45
      Esperanto crash course
      Louis von Wunsch-Rolshoven
    • 15:00-15:45 • English/Turkish
      How to feel like local in Istanbul: useful phrases and gestures in Turkish
      Asya Cariuk
    • 16:00-16:45 • Ukrainian (with slides in English)
      Back to ourselves: rebirth of Ukrainian as a way to embrace national identity
      Victoria Burbelo
    • 17:00-17:45 • English
      Understanding the Mind and Procrastination for Language Acquisition
      Kirana Aisyah
  • Slovake.eu room
    • 9:00-9:45 • Catalan, French, Spanish, English
      If you speak Spanish and French (and a bit of Italian), you can easily learn Catalan
      Jeffrey Micher, Marta Capdevila
    • 10:00-10:45 • French (with slides in English)
      What is a Native Language?
      Dhananjay Talwar
    • 11:00-11:45 • Dutch, English
      Crash course Dutch
      Lander Van Canneyt
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      How to make a language app: The ideas and challenges that led to Polygloss
      Etiene Dalcol
    • 15:00-16:45 • Italian
      Workshop interattivo: public speaking, pitching e comunicazione per Connessioni profonde
      Elisa Polese
    • 17:00-17:45 • German
      Visualisierung der Phonetik: Ein Schnellkurs in Akustischer Analyse
      Keagan Cross
  • deutsch.info room
    • 10:00-10:45
      Language challenge – Esperanto
    • 11:00-11:45 • Multilingual
      Lightning talks
    • 12:00-13:30 • English
      Introduction to Maya Kaqchikel
      Małgorzata Quiñonez
    • 16:00-16:45 • English
      Introduction to Burmese language and culture / 深入探索緬甸的語言和豐富的文化
      Chen Chi Ming
    • 17:00-17:45
      Language challenge – Czech
  • Elsewhere
    • 11:00-11:45 • French
      Juggling 101 in French
      Prasanna Deshapriya
    • 12:45-14:00 • Czech & English
      Lunch
    • 14:30-14:45
      Group photo
    • 17:45-19:00 • Czech & English
      Dinner

Sunday, May 19th, 2024

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  • Glossika room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English with a bit of German, Norwegian, Swedish and Dutch
      Navigating Language Families: A Germanic Journey
      Matheus Ventura Lang
    • 10:00-10:45 • English
      Failing to Fail
      Richard Simcott
    • 11:00-11:45 • English
      The Characteristics of Major Language Families
      Adam Raelson
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      Can Tourism Help Save Endangered Languages?
      Leah Mundy
    • 15:00-15:45 • Esperanto with slides in French
      L’espéranto et les autres langues
      Michael Boris MANDIROLA
    • 16:00-16:45 • English
      The Power of the Hour
      Krisztina Fehér
    • 17:00-18:00 • English
      Closing ceremony
  • Esperanto room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English
      How kinship systems shape your worldview and reality: cross-cultural anecdotes
      Israel Lai
    • 10:00-11:45 • English, Polish
      Polish crash course
      Zuzanna Yevtushyk
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      An Introduction to Penang Hokkien: A Unique Language of the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia
      Brian Loo Soon Hua
    • 15:00-15:45 • English with slides in French
      How Multilingualism Unlocked My Dream Job in France
      Joshua Balata
    • 16:00-16:45 • English, Spanish and Mexican Sign Language
      Dance and Sign Language / Danza y Lengua de Señas
      Brenda Liliana Ruvalcaba Montoya
  • Slovake.eu room
    • 9:00-9:45 • English
      The Language of Self: How Speaking Multiple Languages Shapes Who We Are
      Inese Pintāne
    • 10:00-10:45 • English, Greek
      The Only Greek Workshop You’ll Ever Need
      Maria Spantidi
    • 11:00-11:45 • English
      Traditional or Simplified—Which Chinese Characters Should I Learn
      Piotr Gibas
    • 12:00-12:45 • English
      Brain Computer Interfaces are coming: why we now need to aim for a C3 level of languages proficiency
      Eduardo Alexandre Teiga
    • 15:00-15:45 • Multilingual
      LUDIKON game
      Cesco Reale
    • 16:00-16:45 • German
      Educated Excuses for Grammatical Errors
      Felicitas Andermann & Ronja Sturm
  • deutsch.info room
    • 9:00-10:45 • French-accented English
      Learning Accents: Do like actors
      Fischers Fritz
    • 11:00-11:45 • Multilingual
      Lightning talks
    • 12:00-13:30 • English
      The Teacher’s Lounge: a Workshop for Language Teachers (and Anyone Else Interested in Teaching)
      Leonardo Ricci
    • 15:00-15:45 • English
      uTalk Quiz
      uTalk
    • 16:00-16:45 • Multilingual
      Talent show
      Marta Melnyk
  • Elsewhere
    • 12:00-12:45 • Portuguese
      A ginga da Capoeira
      Georgos Jurobola
    • 12:45-14:00 • Czech & English
      Lunch
    • 19:00-23:00 • Multilingual
      Goodbye evening

Language practice tables

In addition to the talks and workshops, there will be language practice tables during the whole event.

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  • 10:00
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  • 12:00
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  • 14:00
  • 15:00
  • 16:00
  • 17:00
  • Wednesday, May 15th
    • Language practice tables ad hoc
    • Language practice tables ad hoc
  • Thursday, May 16th
    • Spanish
      Chinese
      Slovak
      Finnish
      Hebrew
    • French
      Serbian/Croatian
      Romanian
      Indonesian
      Latvian
    • Polish
      Portuguese
      Arabic
      Korean
      Norwegian
    • German
      Russian
      Lithuanian
      Persian
      Danish
    • Ukrainian
      Dutch
      Greek
      Hungarian
      Japanese
    • Esperanto
      Catalan
      Czech
      Turkish
      Macedonian
    • Italian
      Swedish
      Bulgarian
      Hindi/Urdu
      Multilingual
  • Friday, May 17th
    • Polish
      Dutch
      Arabic
      Latvian
      Catalan
    • Spanish
      Chinese
      Slovak
      Finnish
      Hebrew
    • Ukrainian
      Japanese
      Romanian
      Turkish
      Macedonian
    • Hungarian
      Swedish
      Bulgarian
      Hindi/Urdu
      Greek
    • Italian
      Portuguese
      Czech
      Indonesian
      Norwegian
    • German
      Serbian/Croatian
      Esperanto
      Korean
      Danish
    • French
      Russian
      Lithuanian
      Persian
      Multilingual
  • Saturday, May 18th
    • French
      Serbian/Croatian
      Romanian
      Turkish
      Hebrew
    • Italian
      Japanese
      Czech
      Hindi/Urdu
      Catalan
    • Esperanto
      Chinese
      Bulgarian
      Persian
      Norwegian
    • Hungarian
      Swedish
      Slovak
      Indonesian
      Spanish
    • German
      Russian
      Lithuanian
      Korean
      Danish
    • Polish
      Dutch
      Arabic
      Latvian
      Macedonian
    • Ukrainian
      Portuguese
      Greek
      Finnish
      Multilingual
  • Sunday, May 19th
    • German
      Japanese
      Bulgarian
      Indonesian
      Macedonian
    • Ukrainian
      Swedish
      Catalan
      Hungarian
      Danish
    • French
      Russian
      Czech
      Turkish
      Greek
    • Polish
      Dutch
      Arabic
      Hindi/Urdu
      Latvian
    • Italian
      Chinese
      Slovak
      Korean
      Hebrew
    • Spanish
      Portuguese
      Lithuanian
      Persian
      Norwegian