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Following Jareth through the Labyrinth: How Bowie influenced my research article icon

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Following Jareth through the Labyrinth: How Bowie influenced my research

Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde explains how David Bowie has helped shape her research

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5 mins
Saint David's Day collection | Casgliad Dydd Gŵyl Dewi article icon

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Saint David's Day collection | Casgliad Dydd Gŵyl Dewi

As we celebrate St David's Day, the patron saint of Wales, you can learn more about Welsh language, culture and society with these free online learning resources.

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"I was so depressed yesterday..." - or were you?

Using phrases relating to mental health to add drama to your conversation can have unintended consequences, warns Zsofia Demjen.

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5 mins
How do you read a person their rights when English isn't their first language? article icon

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How do you read a person their rights when English isn't their first language?

A new set of guidelines offers law enforcement officers ways to ensure language skills aren't a bar to understanding your rights when arrested.

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5 mins
Who was St David? article icon

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Who was St David?

Where does St David's iconic status stem from and what is known of the man who lived 1500 years ago? Explore St David in more detail here...

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10 mins
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An introduction to grammar

What is grammar, and how does it help us communicate? Our short video reveals all...

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What is Applied Linguistics? video icon

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What is Applied Linguistics?

Something... to do with... language, maybe? If you're not sure about what Applied Linguistics is, start here...

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5 mins
What makes it hard for migrants to learn the language of their new home? article icon

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What makes it hard for migrants to learn the language of their new home?

'Why don't migrants learn English if they want to live here?' is one of those sentiments you'll have come across a lot if you've spent much time on Twitter. Maybe it's even flittered across your own mind from time to time. But, as Dr Ingrid Piller explains, just learning a language isn't as simple as that.

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5 mins
Can cartoons help keep indigenous Mexican languages alive? video icon

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Can cartoons help keep indigenous Mexican languages alive?

A new project, 68 Tongues, 68 hearts, aims to help keep the indigenous languages of Mexico alive.

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5 mins
Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists article icon

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Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists

Latin American scientists are coming together to promote their work more widely. Felix Moronta explains how.

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5 mins
Is the UK media failing Welsh voters? article icon

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Is the UK media failing Welsh voters?

With elections for the welsh Assembly taking place in a fortnight, are voters getting a clear picture?

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5 mins
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Inside the mind of a simultaneous translator

The world’s most powerful computers can’t perform accurate real-time translation. Yet interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the neuroscientists who are starting to explain this remarkable ability.

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10 mins