All In The Language Family: Amerindian Languages
To start, the indigenous languages of the Americas are not technically part of one big ‘family.’
How Many People Speak Spanish, And Where Is It Spoken?
You might know Spanish, but do you KNOW Spanish?
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?
Speaking Irish involves a lot more than saying “Top of the morning to ya!”
What’s A Malapropism?
For all intensive purposes, malapropisms are a fun figure of speech — and they can teach us something important about language.
What Are The Differences Between Accent, Pitch, Tone And Stress?
Turns out when someone says “don’t use that tone with me,” they really mean “don’t use that intonation with me.”
Multilinguish: Language Is For The Young
In this episode of Multilinguish, we get into what it means for young people to change everything about the way we talk — and for older people to consistently hate it.
Language On Wikipedia: How The Website Deals With The World’s Many Languages
Wikipedia handles hundreds of languages, which can cause some unique problems for the website.
How Many Languages Are There In The World?
How many languages are there? Why do some languages disappear while others grow and become more important? And how can you prevent languages from dying out?