Episode 10: The Language News Report
Welcome to the tenth episode of ALTA’s Beyond Words Podcast! Our podcasts provide listeners with the latest language news, language-related interviews, and language lessons that can be applied to real-world situations. They’re always brief, always informative, and always entertaining.
During the Language News Report, you’ll hear summaries of the last two weeks’ top language-related stories. You can listen to the podcast on our website or download it for later playback on any standard MP3 compatible device. We hope you enjoy listening!
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Articles in this week’s Language News Report
CIA unusually public over need for Arabic, Farsi speakers
Potawatomi language lives on
Extinct Alaska Native language interests French student
Catalonia can call itself a ‘nation’, rules Spain’s top court
Univision sets record for World Cup game
Other noteworthy language-related articles
Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back
Is English Killing Other Languages?
Seeing Languages Differently
Kagan hearings a short course in Legalese 101
Foreign doctors need adequate English and better regulation, says BMA chief
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All music and sound effects were provided by The Freesound Project.
Thank you to the following people for use of their field recordings and samples:
Genghis Attenborough and Djgriffin