New NPR Podcasts Discussing Languages and Culture

19/08/2017

Excerpt:

Rough Translation

From NPR

How are the things we’re talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? From a Ukrainian battlefield to a Somali prison cell, an Indian yoga studio and a Syrian refugee’s first date, host Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it’s as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.

Find here: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510324/rough-translation?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20170817&utm_campaign=best-of-npr&utm_term=subscribe


What Does Neuroscience Say About Language Development?

19/08/2017

Interesting findings in Language Development Starts in the Womb at http://neurosciencenews.com/language-development-womb-7106/


Can’t get enough of all things Linguistics? A very long list of linguistics movies, documentaries, and TV show episodes

15/08/2017

Find resources here at http://allthingslinguistic.com/post/164037692701/a-very-long-list-of-linguistics-movies


Trauma and the Brain: An Introduction for professionals working with teens

15/08/2017

Something, educators need to know.  Find more at http://centerforadolescentstudies.com/trauma-and-brain/?platform=hootsuite


Why English is such a great language for puns

15/08/2017

Fun reading for fun activities in classes:  https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21726054-gamers-now-even-take-part-world-champunships-why-english-such-great-language


How Words are Formed in the Brain: Research Report and Video

15/08/2017

Awesome info:  Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain at https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/27/brain-atlas-showing-how-words-are-organised-neuroscience?CMP=share_btn_fb


A Visual of World Languages

15/08/2017

Find it in The Tree of Languages Illustrated in a Big, Beautiful Infographic at http://www.openculture.com/2015/06/the-tree-of-languages-illustrated-in-a-big-beautiful-infographic.html

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