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Dancing to the rhythm of cultures article icon

Languages

Dancing to the rhythm of cultures

Spain exhibits a vast array of traditional dances all over the country. This article looks at the Flamenco, religious dances and more...

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15 mins
Why is fish the translator's nightmare? article icon

Languages

Why is fish the translator's nightmare?

The blogger The Honourable Husband recalls a meal where language skills struggled to get a grip of a fish.

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5 mins
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Languages

Designing the Spanish nation

Delve into the politics behind the national symbols of modern Spain. 

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15 mins
Catalan resurgent: how a language has gone from ban to boom article icon

Languages

Catalan resurgent: how a language has gone from ban to boom

Cruelly supressed during the Franco regime, the Catalan language is experiencing a revival - and bringing a sense of pride with it.

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5 mins
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Languages

How can languages further your career?

Discover how speaking a different language can make you more employable with this short video.

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5 mins
Daughters of Spain timeline activity icon

Languages

Daughters of Spain timeline

Meet some of Spain’s extraordinary women through the centuries in this interactive timeline.

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10 mins
Over the rainbow: Colour in culture and everyday life article icon

History & The Arts

Over the rainbow: Colour in culture and everyday life

Different colours can hold various connotations in culture, language and society. Delve through our range of colours exploring colours and what they mean. 

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30 mins
Is English squeezing out local languages in Uganda? article icon

Languages

Is English squeezing out local languages in Uganda?

English is the official language of Uganda - but this shouldn't be at the expense of other languages, argues Judith Nakayiza and Medadi Ssentanda.

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5 mins
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History & The Arts

Mizuki Shigeru: An appreciation

Manga artist, folklorist and icon Mizuki Shigeru has died. Nevin Thompson explains the role he played in Japanese culture, and why he'll be so missed.

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5 mins
May the Forza be with you: Star Wars in other languages article icon

Languages

May the Forza be with you: Star Wars in other languages

Which language has Jabba the Hut's name literally translated to Jabba the Forester? How can you translate Yoda's syntax into other languages? Find out: 

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10 mins
Star Wars: La syntaxe du français avec Maître Yoda activity icon

Languages

Star Wars: La syntaxe du français avec Maître Yoda

How does a 900 year-old Jedi master sound in French? Try your hand at reordering sentences, you must.

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10 mins
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David Bowie: identity is creativity

Frank Monaghan explores how David Bowie's constant evolution wasn't just about changing the nature of his art - his reinventions were his art.

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5 mins