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  1. Showing their Teeth

    Date released
    Jul 1938
    Series name
    Ace Cinemagazine
    Issue no
    78
    NoS ID
    349220
    Story no
    3 / 4

    NoS synopsis: Mr. William Freeman’s unconventional talk about the English language showing how many foreign words have been introduced from time to time and how the language has spread all over the world.

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  2. Language and Communication (1994 Video)

    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Out OF Distribution, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 1999 sale: £12.75 (+VAT inc. p&p)

    Covers kinesics (body language), the biological basis of language, the structure of language, the interrelationship of language and thought, and the social context of language uses.

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  3. Shakespeare’s Military Language (2001 Radio)

    Series
    Lingua Franca
    Director
    Jill Kitson

    Australian radio series looking at all aspects of language. In this edition, Dr Charles Edelman, author of A Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Military Language (Athone Press, 2001) talks to presenter Jill...

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  4. Use of English in new Russian slang (1981)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview on the decline of the Russian language among young people in favour of an English-Russian slang called Ruslish and on campaigns against it. Male speaker and interviewer not identified.

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  5. Focus: Dr. Johnson [Samuel Johnson Profile] - nd [1975-1986]

    Sean Street reads the profile of Samuel Johnson, born on the 18th of September of 1709 in Litchfield and famous for the compilation of the very first edition of the Dictionary of the English Language in 1755...

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  6. Brian Anderson in China (1989)

    The first of five fascinating programmes about life in China portrayed through the eys of many different people. Brian Anderson meets the Editorial Director of Chinese Radio, members of the Peking National...

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  7. The European Union on Moving Image Gateway

    Date
    1 Mar 2016, 09:28
    Author
    BUFVC-user34036
    Post Type
    Post

    This Gateway includes nearly 1,900 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by...

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  8. Language on official forms criticised (1980)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview on the problems caused by the over-complicated language that people face when reading and filling out official forms. Female speaker and interviewer not identified.

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  9. Language change in Gibraltar (1982)

    Genre
    Interview

    Unidentified male speaker on how language in Gibraltar has changed since the border with Spain was opened, and why he likes living in Gibraltar. Female interviewer not identified.

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  10. V S Pritchett on English language and career (1980)

    Genre
    Interview; Discussion

    Interview with British writer and critic V S Pritchett (Victor Sawdon Pritchett), on his upbringing, the use of English in the modern world, the standard of modern literature and criticism, and his own work....

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