toolkits for teachers
2019. Exploring linguistic diversity. Primary Language Curriculum, Support Material for Teachers, pp. 100-106. Commissioned by National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. [Download here]
2019. The role of the first language in English Medium Instruction. A toolkit. Commissioned by Oxford University press.
2018. Language explorers. An Activity Book to learn about the languages of the world. Mother Tongues.
Peer reviewed journal articles/conference proceedings
La Morgia, F. 2020. Applying a plurilingual approach to teaching across the curriculum: reflections on the Language Explorers initiative in Irish primary schools. Proceedings of the Literacy Association of Ireland Conference 2019. [article available to download - scroll down to bottom of this page]
Otwinowska, A., Meir, N., Ringblom, N., Karpava, S. and La Morgia, F. 2019. Language and literacy transmission in heritage language: evidence from Russian-speaking families in Cyprus, Ireland, Israel and Sweden. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.
La Morgia, F. and Billington, J. 2019. Parental reports of bilingual toddlers’ first words and grammar in majority and heritage language contexts. Special issue of Teanga: Proceedings of Mutilingualism in the Early Years, pp. 126-138.
La Morgia, F. 2018. Supporting bilingual children with speech, language and communication needs in the Irish education system. Special Issue of REACH Journal of Special Needs Education in Ireland, 31 (1), 79-88.
Curdt-Christiansen, X.L. and La Morgia, F. 2018. Managing heritage language development: Opportunities and challenges for Chinese, Italian and Urdu speaking families in the UK. Multilingua, 37 (2): 177-200.
Ceroni, A., Mc Tiernan, K. and La Morgia, F. 2018. The Vocabulary Richness of Children’s Television in Ireland: A cross-generational comparison. Teanga, 25, 138-153.
La Morgia, F., Correia, T. and Moscoso, J. 2018. Science outreach for ethnic minority children in Ireland: the pupils’ perspective. Teanga, 25, 170-175.
Peer reviewed book chapters
La Morgia, F. 2015. Assessing the relationship between input and weak language development in bilingual children. In Treffers-Daller, J. and Silva-Corvalan, C. (eds.) Operationalising and measuring language dominance, 195 – 218. Cambridge University Press.
La Morgia, F. 2013. Dialect change and the case of auxiliary selection in Eastern Abruzzese. In Microvariation, Minority Languages, Minimalism and Meaning: Proceedings of the Irish Network in Formal Linguistics. Cambridge Scholars.
La Morgia, F. 2013. Maternal input and the acquisition and maintenance of a heritage language. In Ihemere, K. (ed.) Language contact: a multidimensional perspective. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
La Morgia, F. 2011. Who is afraid of multilingualism? Evaluating the linguistic impact of migration in Ireland. The Changing Faces of Ireland: Exploring the Lives of Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Children. Sense Publishers.