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Unique pieces for the inquisitive lovers of language and linguistics.

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INTERVIEW WITH A POLYGLOT

10 Jun 2024

Interview with a Polyglot

Ever wondered how someone can manage learning and speaking multiple languages at once? Our Language & Linguistics editor, Charlie, got talking to UoN alum, Emily, to figure out just that.

Interview with a Polyglot

12 Apr 2024

Japanese: One Language, Three Writing Systems

Japanese is one of the linguistically furthest languages from English, and its three writing systems are no exception. Let's take a quick walk through the history behind them and how they work harmoniously together.

Japanese: One Language, Three Writing Systems

11 Apr 2024

The Influence of Arabic on the Spanish Language

700 years of Islamic rule in Al-Andalus has left its footprint on the Spanish language.

The Influence of Arabic on the Spanish Language

13 Feb 2024

My Journey with Language Learning

An exploration of my journey through language learning and my changing relationship with language through the school system.

My Journey with Language Learning

26 Jan 2024

The Language Taking Over the World: English as a Lingua Franca

As the English language clings onto its lingua franca status, what does this mean for the rest of the world? Is English a threat to other languages? Or is its growth an inevitable effect of globalisation? Emma Burnett discusses.

The Language Taking Over the World: English as a Lingua Franca

31 Dec 2023

Words of the Year 2023

Love a bit of lexical fun? Let's take a look at the major dictionaries' choices for Word of the Year 2023.

Words of the Year 2023
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