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obsculta
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 Message 9 of 13
07 January 2015 at 5:10pm | IP Logged 
For French speakers, RFI's Danse des mots is excellent. They release a 20-minute episode daily. It's not at all a hard-boiled linguistics podcast; it's more a soft look at general linguistic phenomena.
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soclydeza85
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Studies: German, French

 
 Message 10 of 13
17 February 2015 at 4:58pm | IP Logged 
LangWanderer wrote:
The only one I have listened to is The History of English Podcast,
which I thoroughly enjoyed. (website,
mt=2">iTunes)


I've been listening to this at work and am really enjoying it, thank you! I especially
like how it goes back before the Norman Invasion (that's where many sources start for
English) and explains a bit about other language families as well.

Does anybody know of a good book that discusses these kinds of things?
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robarb
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languagenpluson
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Speaks: Portuguese, English*, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Esperanto, French
Studies: Mandarin, Danish, Russian, Norwegian, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Greek, Latin, Nepali, Modern Hebrew

 
 Message 11 of 13
18 February 2015 at 4:46am | IP Logged 
The Scandinavian countries have a trio of excellent podcasts about general linguistics.

Sweden: Språket
Norway: Språkteigen
Denmark: Sproglaboratoriet

All three have weekly episodes with short interviews or reports followed by listener questions.
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Doitsujin
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 Message 12 of 13
26 February 2015 at 9:05am | IP Logged 
I've just discovered The Allusionist, a brand-new podcast about language and etymology by Helen Zaltzman:

The Allusionist RSS iTunes


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luke
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 Message 13 of 13
04 March 2015 at 10:12am | IP Logged 
Les langues: un défi is a ten part presentation.


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