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  1. Tracking the Emergence of New Words Across Time and Space (2015)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Media studies

    Podcast. Dr Jack Grieve, Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics at Aston University, asserts that very little is known about how new words spread in language. New words are regularly identified by lexicographers,...

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  2. Kanraxel: The Confluence of Agnack (2015)

    Director
    Remi Sowa
    Subject
    Anthropology; Languages
    Distribution
    DVD (52 minutes), £35.00

    Is multilingual education a privilege or an obstacle? This documentary follows the community of Agnack, a tiny village in the south of Senegal, where it is considered perfectly normal to speak a minimum of...

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  3. Fry’s Planet Word (2012 Television)

    Director
    John-Paul Davidson
    Producer
    John-Paul Davidson
    Subject
    English language and literature; Languages; Linguistics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 300 minutes), £19.99

    In this five-part, BBC television series renowned polymath and wordsmith Stephen Fry investigates how language has played a crucial role in human evolution. He travels the world to learn the history of...

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  4. Synergise! Lectures Series (2011)

    Subject
    Languages
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 360 minutes), £202.00

    This series of 4 DVDs comprises 12 lectures presented in November 2010 at the Synergise! Conference organised and hosted by AUSIT, the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators. The presentations...

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  5. Fry’s English Delight - Series 2 (2010)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 115 minutes), £12.99

    This is a second BBC Radio 4 series of Stephen Fry’s witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language. It includes four 30-minute Radio 4 programmes presented by Fry, indulging...

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  6. Beyond Babel (2010)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 300 minutes), £15.00

    A two-disc DVD set containing the four, long-unavailable, television programmes, originally broadcast in 1991, along with twenty nine new additional sequences which expand on some of the themes raised by the...

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  7. Adventure of English, The (2009)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Languages
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 405 minutes), £43.05

    Melvyn Bragg and a host of experts explore the vibrant ,1500-year history of the English language in this 8-part television series. How did it grow from a relatively insignificant Germanic dialect to become...

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  8. Linguists, The (2008)

    Director
    Seth Kramer; Daniel A. Miller; Jeremy Newberger
    Subject
    Anthropology; Languages
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 65 minutes), $300.00

    Like modern-day explorers, the two academics featured in The Linguists travel to forgotten places around the globe to unearth rare treasures—in this case, endangered languages. On a shoestring budget,...

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  9. Routes of English, The - Inside English: Do You Know What You Are Saying? (2006)

    Subject
    English language and literature

    Some forty years ago great hopes were raised in the literary community that the sort of routine mechanical analysis of literary texts (e.g. word counts and frequency of use of particular terms) that the...

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  10. Shakespeare Says ... (Multimedia)

    Producer
    Paul Fleming
    Subject
    Linguistics; Literature

    Online videoblog hosted by the ‘Dark Lady’ alias E-Verse Contessa Jessica who offers a lexical compendium of words that Shakespeare coined from A-Z. Each weekly blog posting focuses on a different...

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