Other Languages

10 Foreign Language Tattoo Fails That’ll Make You Reconsider That Permanent Souvenir

10 Foreign Language Tattoo Fails That’ll Make You Reconsider That Permanent Souvenir

Seriously, why wouldn’t you check with a native speaker first?
How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

Can a surge of movies and TV shows protect endangered languages on the brink of extinction?
What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

Hint: ‘Farsi’ is just what Iranians call ‘Persian.’
Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

‘Words to shout’ are probably not covered in the vocab section of your language class, but exclamations in other languages are very useful to know.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

There’s more to New Year’s Eve than simply enjoying a few glasses of something bubbly.
What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

Case in point: spoken language and written language aren’t always the same thing.
How Many Languages Are There In The World?

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?
What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

There’s Thai. And then there are the other 72 languages.
Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore what it means for languages to die (and occasionally come back to life again).
What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

A linguistic look at the world’s largest island.
What Is A Pidgin?

What Is A Pidgin?

Pidgins are perhaps the best expression of people trying to communicate across language lines.
What Language Is Spoken In New Zealand?

What Language Is Spoken In New Zealand?

Do you speak Kiwi? Good on ya, mate!
Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

You probably vaguely know what body language is, but did you know there’s a whole field of study behind it?
What Causes A Language To Die?

What Causes A Language To Die?

The death of a language is a loss to the world. But more important than mourning is understanding how and why these languages are lost.