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


Est-il facile d'atteindre le niveau A1 dans une langue et combien de temps faut-il pour atteindre le niveau C2 ?

avec Peter Brown


Est-il possible de parler couramment et rapidement une langue en utilisant une application ou un autre outil en ligne ?

avec Bernd Rüschoff



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