Series: Language

Languages pt. 3: How Does Sentence Structure Influence Its Underlying Meaning?

We discuss how learning foreign languages can improve our own English, the role of sentence structure in our speech, and how changing the order of information in a sentence changes how the content comes across.

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The Language, Sociality and Notions of Russia ft. Marcus

We’re joined by Marcus, a final-year medical student and avid language learner, who discusses with us all things Russia.

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Portugal, Passports and pLanguages

Yes, we wanted the alliteration in the title, so pLanguages it is.
Today is a bit of a filler episode where we have a catch-up and random conversation about random things, as well as some technical difficulties sprinkled in here and there.

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Language Learning pt. 2: A Breakdown of the World’s Major Languages and Which Ones You Should Consider Learning

We hope that this informal conversation might even encourage you to learn about a language that you hadn’t thought much about before. Even if you have no intention of learning the language itself, it can be very rewarding to learn more about a particular language: where it is spoken, what unites the various people who speak that language, and the journey over time that led to a given language coming to be. We are fortunate to live in a world where at least 6,000 languages are used every day, (4) with each existing language giving us a further insight into the story of our species and what makes us unique.

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Language Learning pt. 1: An Introduction

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? What’s the best way to go about it? We discuss what we think is the most effective way to start learning a new language from scratch and gain deep-rooted value from the process.

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