Episode 16: Languages for All – Thomas Chaurin

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Brittany]  Hello, and welcome back to another episode of Much Language Such Talk. In this episode, you’ll be listening to me, [Brittany], and our fabulous volunteer, Zoe who has just handed in her final assignment of her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. [Zoe] speaks French,Continue reading “Episode 16: Languages for All – Thomas Chaurin”

Episode 14: Dr. Carlos Soler Montes and Spanish Language

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine]  Hola y bienvenidos al podcast Must Language Such Tak. Today you’ll be hearing from me, Carine, and my wonderful co-host Maria. Hi, Maria, how are you? [Maria] Nice to see you! [Carine]  As it’s Spanish Language Day on the 23rd of April, today we’re talking with Dr. Carlos Soler Montes,Continue reading “Episode 14: Dr. Carlos Soler Montes and Spanish Language”

Episode 13: Dr. Bérengère Digard & Sonny Hallett, Bilingualism and Autism

Dr Bérengère Digard has just finished her PhD in Psychiatry at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focused on how being bilingualism shapes the way autistic and non-autistic adults understand social information and relate to other people, in terms of lived experiences, mental skills, and brain networks. During her PhD she wrote the PhD blog,Continue reading “Episode 13: Dr. Bérengère Digard & Sonny Hallett, Bilingualism and Autism”

Episode 12: Nandi Sims and Language, Race & Ethnicity

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Mariel] Hi, my name is Mariel and I’m the audio editor and guest host for today’s episode of Much Language Such Talk. But, more importantly, I am a proud Asian-American just trying to look out for communities of colour, including my own. Eva, Carine, and Brittany have very graciously given meContinue reading “Episode 12: Nandi Sims and Language, Race & Ethnicity”

Episode 11: Prof. Rob Dunbar & Scottish Gaelic

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine] Hello and welcome to another exciting episode of Much Language Such Talk. Today you’re listening to me, Carine, and our volunteer Bérengère. Bérengère is not a linguist as her background is in neurobiology. She finished her PhD in psychiatry at the University of Edinburgh in the summer of 2020, whichContinue reading “Episode 11: Prof. Rob Dunbar & Scottish Gaelic”

Episode 8: Prof. Itziar Laka & Basque

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine] Welcome to another exciting episode of Much Language Such Talk. In this episode you’ll be listening to me, Carine, and María, a new volunteer with Bilingualism Matters who’s studying for an MSc in Developmental Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. María’s studies focus on language acquisition, bilingualism over the lifespanContinue reading “Episode 8: Prof. Itziar Laka & Basque”

Episode 7: Dr. Ania Byerly & Language Education and Discrimination

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine] Hello and welcome to the Much Language Such Talk podcast. Future Carine here! Today’s episode was specifically recorded for the UNs International day of Education, which celebrates of the role of education in peace and development. As academics, we think access to education is a human right and believe aContinue reading “Episode 7: Dr. Ania Byerly & Language Education and Discrimination”

Episode 6: Dr. Vicky Chondrogianni & Language Disorders

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine]  Welcome back to another amazing episode of Much Language Such Talk! Today you’re hearing from me, Carine, and our volunteer, Vittoria, who has a PhD in Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on how bilingual children are differently affected by language disorders, specifically dyslexia, compared to monolingualContinue reading “Episode 6: Dr. Vicky Chondrogianni & Language Disorders”

Episode 2: Dr. Helen Koulidobrova & sign languages

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine] Psst, hey future Carine here! This episode contains a lot of linguistic vocabulary. Sorry for that! For those of us who aren’t linguistics majors or don’t remember your lectures you can check out our glossary for any terms or phrases you don’t know or recognize. Don’t worry, we did asContinue reading “Episode 2: Dr. Helen Koulidobrova & sign languages”

Episode 1: Prof. Antonella Sorace & Bilingualism Matters

Listen here! Episode Transcript [Carine] Hello and welcome to the very first episode of the Much Language Such Talk podcast. Today you’ll be hearing from me, Carine, and another Bilingualism Matters volunteer, Jessica, who is a PhD student in psychology. To kick off the podcast, today we’re joined by the founder and the director ofContinue reading “Episode 1: Prof. Antonella Sorace & Bilingualism Matters”