Language Stories is finally here! Woohoo! And what better place to start for episode one than New York City.
New York City is undoubtedly one of the most multicultural in the world. So what's it like to live there as someone interested in languages? In this episode we meet with 5 local New Yorkers to hear about their experiences living and learning languages in such a diverse city and to learn about the projects that have developed from living in this inspiring place.
To keep track of future episodes in video form, click here to subscribe on YouTube.
Support The Show
The best thing you can do right now to support the project is threefold, and if you've ever listened to any podcast before, I'm sure you'll be familiar with what I'm about to say!
Review - when it comes to the tech stuff, reviews are pretty important. Reviews help to tell iTunes that people like the podcast, and that helps to raise the profile so that new people can find it easily. Yay!
Tell a friend - word of mouth still wins! If you know someone who would love Language Stories, tell them about it. And if they're new to podcasts, walk them through the process to subscribe them. Woohoo!
To make it as easy as possible to share the podcast, click here to tweet about episode.
Share Your Story
If you have a Language Story you’d love to share, or if you know someone that does, get in touch.
I always love to hear from you! Your feedback helps to shape future episodes so thank you.
- A short article from the New York Times about the work of the Endangered Language Alliance.
- A longer piece from the New York Times about languages in New York.
- An article from the BBC in 2012 about langauges in New York.
- Language Map of Queens produced by the Endangered Language Alliance.
- Facts about the NYC population from the official local government website.
- An article from The Daily Telegraph about the Number 7 Line.
- Census stats for New York City and languages.