Language Stories

Language Stories

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Discovering languages around the world and meeting the people who speak them.
BONUS MINI: Cuba + Is Cuban Spanish Hard?
Aug 17 • 7 min
Ooo! Bonus Mini episode?! Yes! Over the next 7 weeks, I'll be sharing 7 Bonus Mini episodes with you. To get us started? We're in Cuba and asking the question: Is Cuban Spanish hard? Support The Show The best thing you can do right now to support the…
BONUS: Dalriada Gaelic - Back From The Brink
Jun 7 • 25 min
Bonus Language Stories?! Yup. Woohoo! This episode, I chat with Àdhamh Ó Broin who is working to bring Dalriada Gaelic, an endangered dialect of Scottish Gaelic, back from the brink. The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast episode.…
12: Guarani in the Heart of South America
May 25 • 25 min
Guarani is an indigenous language that defies all odds to exist today as it does alongside Spanish in Paraguay. But what odds? How does it thrive in the modern world? In this episode of Language Stories, we're exploring the story of Guarani in Paraguay.…
11: Nicaraguan Sign Language
Apr 26 • 27 min
Every language has a unique story, but Nicaraguan Sign Language is pretty special. A language emerging in the 80s amidst a revolution? In this episode of Language Stories, we're exploring the story of Nicaraguan Sign Language. The Video Click here to…
10: MINI: The Panama Canal
Apr 14 • 5 min
Trade has always influenced the languages we speak. But what happens with language at one of the busiest and most important trade routes in the world, the Panama Canal? In this episode of Language Stories, discover languages at The Panama Canal. The Video…
9: Keeping K’iche’
Mar 30 • 18 min
K'iche' is a Mayan language spoken in Guatemala by over a million people. Join us for this episode of Language Stories as we explore K'iche' Maya at a local homestay and in a busy market town, as well as learning how to learn K'iche'. The Video Click here…
8: MINI: All About You
Mar 16 • 6 min
As we've been travelling through Latin America and heading into a new Spanish-speaking country every few weeks, I've realised something. I arrive in a new Spanish-speaking country and don't know how to address YOU. The Video Click here to watch the sister…
7: Unbelizeable!
Mar 2 • 21 min
Belize isn't like the rest of Central America. Belize speaks English. But that's not the full story… The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast episode. To keep track of future episodes in video form, click here to subscribe on…
6: MINI: You Know a Word in Nahuatl
Jan 12 • 10 min
Nahuatl is a language spoken in Mexico that maybe you've never heard of until now. But guess what? You know a word in Nahuatl. The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast episode. To keep track of future episodes in video form, click…
5: Maya Isn’t Dead
Dec 29, 2017 • 23 min
Think of this episode as a bit of a myth buster. Answering the questions you didn't even know you had about a language that you didn't even know still existed: Maya. The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast episode. To keep track of…
4: MINI: Star Wars: A Language Story
Dec 14, 2017 • 7 min
It's another Mini Episode! This time we’re in Tikal, Guatemala, aka Rebel Base Yavin 4, and we’re talking all things…Star Wars. In particular the languages of Star Wars. The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast episode. To keep track…
3: Montreal: Beyond Bilingual
Dec 1, 2017 • 26 min
We're making our way up North America. This time we visit Montreal, a city that goes beyond the French and English bilingual expectations you might have. This is episode 3 of Language Stories - Montreal: Beyond Bilingual. The Video Click here to watch the…
2: MINI: Chinatown in Havana
Nov 17, 2017 • 6 min
Havana, Cuba has a Chinatown. Nothing too unusual about that, right? Well what happens when that Chinatown doesn't really have a Chinese population? This is episode two of Language Stories. The Video Click here to watch the sister video to this podcast…
1: New York and the 7 Line
Nov 10, 2017 • 23 min
Language Stories is finally here! Woohoo! And what better place to start for episode one than New York City. New York City is undoubtedly one of the most multicultural in the world. So what's it like to live there as someone interested in languages? In…
0: Preview: Language Stories coming November 10th!
Oct 31, 2017 • 1 min
A little preview of what to expect on November 10th 2017 when the first episode of Language Stories launches! What is Language Stories? Language Stories is a new series here at Lindsay Does Languages of video and podcast episodes about languages in…