Questions you never dared to ask about languages

For this year’s European Day of Languages we have produced a series of short video clips focusing on ‘Questions you never dared to ask about languages’ with experts covering a range of backgrounds and specialisations responding.
As the title suggests, the questions are ones that we might not wish to ask in front of an audience but, in fact, highlight important issues and address some popular misconceptions about languages and language learning. Do you have a question you would like to ask an expert?

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Questions you never dared to ask about languages

For this year’s European Day of Languages we have produced a series of short video clips focusing on ‘Questions you never dared to ask about languages’ with experts covering a range of backgrounds and specialisations responding.

Peržiūrėti

Do I really need grammar to learn a language?

With David Newby

Are there languages in Europe which are in danger of dying out?

With Marisa Cavalli


Why is it important to protect and promote regional and minority languages?

With Marisa Cavalli


What is the difference between language and dialect?

With Marisa Cavalli


How easy is it to reach A1 level in a language, and how long does it take to advance to C2 level?

with Peter Brown


Is it possible to speak a language quickly and fluently using an application or other online tool?

with Bernd Rüschoff



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