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Topic: Language(s)

Nigerian mother and daughter

Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue? Published on BBC on October 20, 2018.

Germans

BBC Two documentary about a young British family’s move to Germany to find out how it is the Germans can work fewer hours than the Greeks and still live in Europe’s economic powerhouse.

Shitterton

Bishop’s Itchington, Westley Waterless: there is plenty to smile or snigger at on a map of the UK. But in fact, these names reveal a hidden – and fascinating – history. James Harbeck writes on March 9, 2016 on BBC.

There are no others

Language is a great tool that offers many fascinating possibilities beyond simple daily communication. Here, Kaiyum’s playful way with words.

Language Tree Feat.

Where do all our many languages come from? There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today yet about 2,000 of them are spoken by less than 1,000 people.