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Change your language, change your lockdown

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Lifestyle Editor Jess Herbert shares how she's used language to combat lockdown loneliness ...

Gendered language: from she’s bossy to she’s a boss!

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Gendered language is often detrimental to a nuanced view of whole communities of people. Why, then, have people struggled to give up language that creates a pejorative idea of...

4 Reasons to overcome the one-inch tall barrier of foreign films

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Arifah Badlishah explains why subtitles are king when it comes to watching films not in the English language....

Does language used for encouragement influence girls’ engagement in science?

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Language may play an important role in shaping young girls' perception of science. ...

Is it worth taking a year out to study abroad?

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There are always pros and cons for everything but the benefits you can get from taking a year abroad are priceless. You will get the precious chance to travel around, visit...

No more funky music- speak French!

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Languages are a consistent paradox of the common and the discrete. Their ability to open up worldly intricacies, while also isolating them entirely is perhaps what gives them...

Pixel Buds: Google Headphones Translate Foreign Languages

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Why bother learning a new language when you can pop a pair of these on?...

Number of Language Degrees plummeting

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The number of universities offering language degrees has fallen by 30%, a recent report by UCAS reveals. The paper points to a rapidly increasing number of closing language...

Howay,It’s Regional Slang

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Confused by your flatmates’ conversations? Antonia Colman-Harvey brings us the concise guide to decoding Northern slang...