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The language of baking across Europe

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The language of baking across Europe Creative commons image Credit: Sifu Renka under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Mar 2012
Read and listen to the language of bakeries and cake shops across eight European countries by exploring our map. Find out about regional and ...

Discover English in the LearningSpace

Discover English in the LearningSpace Creative commons image Credit: incurable_hippie under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2011
Want to get to know our mother tongue like one of your own family? Spend some time in the LearningSpace...

Debate: Manorexia?

Debate: Manorexia? Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Oct 2009
Forum guest Sara W wondered if there was any reason for a separate word for men with eating disorders

Debate: Saving dying languages

Debate: Saving dying languages Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
Forum member David A Cooper had an interest in the future of languages under threat

Words & language: Points for debate

Words & language: Points for debate Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2009
Inspired by Word4Word, our forum members joined the debate about how we communicate, and what our language tells us.

Debate: Pacific v specific

Debate: Pacific v specific Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Jul 2009
Forum member Dianeuk raised a pet hate

Debate: Careen

Debate: Careen Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jul 2009
Forum member Kasper shared one of his language peeves

Debate: The silly slip

Debate: The silly slip Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Feb 2008
Forum guest David O was curious as to how words change their meanings

Debate: Scones

Debate: Scones Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2006
Community guest Sarah wanted intervention in a marital dispute

Debate: Apostrophes

Debate: Apostrophes Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Sep 2006
Forum guest Marilyn locked horns with her local newspaper over punctuation