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Translanguaging: Are we getting confused?

From being a word almost unheard outside Wales in the early 2000s (and almost unheard except in the original Welsh trawsiethu) to a word with a powerful Twitter hashtag and a growing army of supporters, translanguaging is the new darling of international education. While I am a strong proponent of translanguaging myself, I think there is room to clarify terms and consider what we know and what we don't know. 1. Translanguaging is many things to many people which isn't helpful when trying to determine a research agenda. From the socio-political implications of the term (mainly in the US) to the philosophical debate about if languages really exist, it can be hard to situate translanguaging as

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