Language Insights

All In The Language Family: The Semitic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Semitic Languages

What are the Semitic languages, and what languages belong to this family? We cover that and more down below.
All In The Language Family: Amerindian Languages

All In The Language Family: Amerindian Languages

To start, the indigenous languages of the Americas are not technically part of one big ‘family.’
What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

Are the Brits and Americans really “separated by a common language”? How different are these two versions of English, actually?
5 Ways Google Translate Tells On You

5 Ways Google Translate Tells On You

You’re not really fooling anyone, you know.
How Many People Speak Spanish, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Spanish, And Where Is It Spoken?

You might know Spanish, but do you KNOW Spanish?
How Geography Affects Language

How Geography Affects Language

From the mountains high to the valleys low, the way we speak has something to show.
How Many People Speak Irish, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Irish, And Where Is It Spoken?

Speaking Irish involves a lot more than saying “Top of the morning to ya!”
Why Do We Say Wow?

Why Do We Say Wow?

The word might sound modern, but “wow” goes back hundreds if not thousands of years.
Multilinguish: Code-Switching Decoded

Multilinguish: Code-Switching Decoded

In this episode of Multilinguish, we talk about code-switching: why do bilinguals so often switch between their languages?
Languages Have Families, Too: A Look At The Indo-European Language Family

Languages Have Families, Too: A Look At The Indo-European Language Family

Did you know that almost every language spoken between Iceland and India has the same origin? That’s the Indo-European language family. Let’s take a look at this extremely diverse collection of related languages.
All In The Language Family: The Germanic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Germanic Languages

Which languages belong to the Germanic language family, and how similar are they today? An expert explains.