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Can Linguistics Lead a Digital Revolution in the Humanities?

Can Linguistics Lead a Digital Revolution in the Humanities? | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
"Can Linguistics Lead a Digital Revolution in the Humanities?
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The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher - Huffington Post

The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher - Huffington Post | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The Curious Conundrum of the Code-switching Token Teacher
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Originally used to explain language contact phenomena, in linguistics, to code-switch is to change between different languages during a single conversation.
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A Portrait of Spanish Speakers in Australia by Professor Catherine Travis

[PUBLIC LECTURE 2013] According to the most recent Australian census (conducted in 2011), 117,500 people residing in Australia speak Spanish in the home, ren...

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Noam Chomsky Interview on Linguistics & Philosophy

Bryan Magee interviews Noam Chomsky about his work in linguistics and some of the philosophical implications regarding the nature of the mind, freedom, the l...

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6 Pronunciation Tips to Speak Chilean Spanish

6 Pronunciation Tips to Speak Chilean Spanish | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

Identify some of the Chilean Spanish pronunciation characteristics with this check list.

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Supporting a shift to Open Access in Linguistics

Supporting a shift to Open Access in Linguistics | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

A group of linguistics journals are flipping from subscription publishing to full open access, to be published by Ubiquity Press from January 2016. We are partnering with the LingOA foundation and the...

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Why Do So Many People on YouTube Sound the Same?

Why Do So Many People on YouTube Sound the Same? | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera

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Science proves swearing means you’re smarter

Science proves swearing means you’re smarter | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

A new study has found that those who have a tendency to swear probably have a wider vocabulary than those who don’t.

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5 tips for parents of bilingual children

5 tips for parents of bilingual children | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

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With the use of Spanish language in American politics gaining recent national media attention, the

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Move over Shakespeare, teen girls are the real language disruptors

Move over Shakespeare, teen girls are the real language disruptors | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Young women's speech isn't just acceptable—it's revolutionary. To use a modern metaphor, girls are the Uber of language.
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Sylvia Plath and the linguistics of depression

Sylvia Plath and the linguistics of depression | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Could the type of language people use reveal something about their state of mind? A close reading of Sylvia Plath's journals suggest it might be possible.
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Grammar map reveals bizarre language differences across the US

Grammar map reveals bizarre language differences across the US | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The map, created by researchers at Yale University, highlights the diversity in grammar used across the U.S. with phrases such as 'here's you a piece of pizza' to 'this glass needs washed'.
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Language Game Inspired by Noam Chomsky's Linguistics | Big Think

Language Game Inspired by Noam Chomsky's Linguistics | Big Think | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
A new smartphone app gives a clever nod to Noam Chomsky while giving players just enough inspiration to create some pretty funny sentences.
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A racial slur entrenched in American vernacular is more prevalent than ever - Reading Eagle

A racial slur entrenched in American vernacular is more prevalent than ever - Reading Eagle | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
(c) 2014, The Washington Post.This season, the National Football League is attempting the impossible, a reasoned but dubious mission that has already
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Beyond words: how language-like is emoji? | OxfordWords blog

Beyond words: how language-like is emoji? | OxfordWords blog | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

Are emojis words? Guest blogger, Professor of Linguistics Vyvyan Evans, explores whether or not emojis are a language.

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Noam Chomsky Talks About How Kids Acquire Language & Ideas in an Animated Video by Michel Gondry

Noam Chomsky Talks About How Kids Acquire Language & Ideas in an Animated Video by Michel Gondry | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

These days Noam Chomsky is probably most famous for his consistent, outspoken criticism of U.S. foreign policy.

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Fowl Play? The Twisted Linguistics of Turkey

Fowl Play? The Twisted Linguistics of Turkey | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

As Americans prepare to sit down for a national day of feasting Thursday, what some of us may be wondering is, why is our Thanksgiving bird named after a Middle Eastern nation?

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Is Language an Instinct?—Response to Vyvyan Evans (part 1) - Languages Of The World

Is Language an Instinct?—Response to Vyvyan Evans (part 1) - Languages Of The World | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

About a year ago, Aeon published an article by Vyvyan Evans, titled “Real talk”, which was recently brought to my attention by Polish linguist Piotr Gąsiorowski.

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Noam Chomsky speaks about Universal Linguistics: Origins of Language

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political commentator, social justice activist, and anarcho-syndicalist advocate. Som...

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The First Language You Learn Changes How You Hear All Other Languages After

The First Language You Learn Changes How You Hear All Other Languages After | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

An MRI experiment shows that the language you hear as a baby makes a permanent imprint on your brain.

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Study Proves If You Curse Like A Sailor You're More Well Adjusted Than Those P.C. Pussies

Study Proves If You Curse Like A Sailor You're More Well Adjusted Than Those P.C. Pussies | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

A new study has blown apart the theory that people who use profanity have tiny vocabularies and do so because they can't express themselves.

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RUMOURS: Real Madrid eye Alexis Sanchez as Ronaldo's successor - Goal.com

RUMOURS: Real Madrid eye Alexis Sanchez as Ronaldo's successor - Goal.com | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it

Real Madrid are keen on a move for Alexis Sanchez and view the Chilean as Cristiano Ronaldo’s potential successor, according to Don Balon.

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Research Supports New Hypothesis On The Origins Of Human Language

Research Supports New Hypothesis On The Origins Of Human Language | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Researchers have conducted a study that comes to the conclusion that humans did not get a start on language using only hand gestures as it has been theorized before.
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Noam Chomsky, libertarian and socialist - Jacksonville Journal Courier

Noam Chomsky, libertarian and socialist - Jacksonville Journal Courier | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
At age 86, Avram Noam Chomsky has spent most of his teaching career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and produced some 100 boo...
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2b or not 2b: David Crystal on why texting is good for language

2b or not 2b: David Crystal on why texting is good for language | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Despite doom-laden prophecies, texting has not been the disaster for language many feared, argues linguistics professor David Crystal. On the contrary, it improves children's writing and spelling
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From Salt To Salary: Linguists Take A Page From Science - NPR (blog)

From Salt To Salary: Linguists Take A Page From Science - NPR (blog) | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
The basic ideas of language evolution are similar to those of biological evolution, explains guest commentator Wim Hordijk. So, linguists are able to utilize the tools of evolutionary biologists.
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Spanish-Language Immersion Schools Gain in Popularity - NBCNews.com

Spanish-Language Immersion Schools Gain in Popularity - NBCNews.com | Chilean Spanish | Scoop.it
Washington, DC -- Andrew Howell, a restaurant consultant in Washington D.C., wishes he would have grown up fully fluent in another language."I did not h...
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