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Hafan: What do you know about Welsh language and culture? activity icon

Languages

Hafan: What do you know about Welsh language and culture?

The future of Wales is as exciting as its past. Take our challenge, listen to stories from the locals and get to grips with Welsh culture and language.

Activity
15 mins
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Languages

Sylvia Plath and the linguistics of depression

Could the type of language people use reveal something about their state of mind? A close reading of Sylvia Plath's journals suggest it might be possible.

Article
10 mins
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Languages

Learn 40 hand signals used by the Aboriginal people of the Western Australian Desert

Long before the invention of telegraphy, never mind mobile phones, the people of the Australian desert had a way to communicate across distances.

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10 mins
Language on the move: Migrating literature and Zachary Richard’s Cajun tales article icon

Languages

Language on the move: Migrating literature and Zachary Richard’s Cajun tales

The musician and poet Zachary Richard has kept the Cajun tradition alive. But how has the migration of his stories affected them? Mathilde Köstler considers three of his tales.

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15 mins
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Languages

An unheard voice from a Chinese teacher

Yang, Jun, or Ms Yang in the 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school' series, reflects on her experiences of the British and Chinese education systems. 

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10 mins
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Languages

My teaching experience on 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school'

Yang, Jun (Ms Yang in the 'Are our Kids tough enough? Chinese school?' series) mulls over her time at Bohunt Academy. 

Article
10 mins
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Education & Development

Ms Yang on British and Chinese education

Ms Yang, the science teacher from 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school', gives her opinion on education in Britain and China and reflects on her experiences. 

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20 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

Do sperm whales speak with local accents?

A survey suggests that sperm whale culture might be surprisingly elaborate - and that whales have regional dialects.

Article
5 mins
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Languages

Speak in colours!

What does 'rire jaune' or 'avoir un bleu' mean? Learn French idioms that use colour to convey a particular mood or impression of a person or situation. 

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10 mins
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Languages

European Day of Languages

Happy European Day of Languages! Find out more about why we should celebrate language learning.

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5 mins
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Languages

Languages and the refugee crisis

Can the European Day of Languages impact the linguistic challenges in Europe's current refugee crisis? Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez discusses the importance of language in intercultural understanding.

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5 mins
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Languages

A future for languages in schools?

Find out how the London Centre for Languages and Cultures is encouraging and promoting the study of languages in the UK.

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5 mins