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Shakespeare Speaks

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Shakespeare Speaks Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC Learning English
Introductory level Updated 19 Jan 2016
Explore the English language through the phrases, plays and personality of William Shakespeare.

Is English squeezing out local languages in Uganda?

Is English squeezing out local languages in Uganda? Creative commons image Adam Cohn under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Nov 2015
English is the official language of Uganda - but this shouldn't be at the expense of other languages, argues Judith Nakayiza and Medadi...

Introducing language and creativity

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Introducing language and creativity Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jul 2015
Our short video gives a brief introduction to creativity - and explores its links with language.

Parlez-vous Eurovision?

Parlez-vous Eurovision? Creative commons image Ngo Quang Minh under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 May 2015
As English-language songs dominate the Eurovision Song Contest in its 60th anniversary, this article explores why so many of the songs are sung in...