Discovering languages around the world and meeting the people who speak them. As Lindsay Williams of Lindsay Does Languages and husband Ashley travel the globe, they share stories and interviews of the multicultural places they visit, with a focus on the multilingual, bilingual and monolingual people they meet along the way. Perfect for polyglots and armchair travellers alike, this documentary series is essential listening for anyone who loves language learning, travel, or learning about other cultures.
March 15th, 2019 | Season 2 | 28 mins 37 secs
creole languages, kristang, malaysia, singapore, southeast asia
Kristang is a language spoken in Malacca, Malaysia and Singapore. But with almost 10 times as many speakers in Malacca than Singapore, how do things differ for the language in both cities? Find out in this episode of Language Stories.
March 1st, 2019 | Season 2 | 17 mins 47 secs
season two, southeast asia, vietnam, vietnamese sign language
What do you know about Vietnamese Sign Language? How many sign languages are there in Vietnam? And how does sign language education work? Find out in this episode of Language Stories.
February 1st, 2019 | Season 2 | 30 mins 23 secs
asia, hokkien, sino-tibetan languages, southeast asia
Is Hokkien a language or a dialect? What happened to lead to its demise? And what's being done to help slow the death of Penang Hokkien? Find out in this episode of Language Stories.
January 4th, 2019 | Season 2 | 19 mins 1 sec
asia, hmong, hmong-mien languages, laos, southeast asia, vietnam
What do you know about Hmong? Join us in Sapa, Vietnam; Luang Prabang in Laos; and somewhere a little further afield for this episode of Language Stories.
December 14th, 2018 | Season 2 | 33 mins 52 secs
english, laos, season two, southeast asia, teaching
In Laos, English is an important language to learn. What's happening with teaching English in Laos? Find out in this episode of Language Stories.
November 30th, 2018 | Season 2 | 33 mins 33 secs
english, season two, singapore, singlish, southeast asia
What's it like to learn a language in a country with 4 official languages? How does English bring people together? Find out in season 2 episode 2 of Language Stories.
November 9th, 2018 | Season 2 | 28 mins 24 secs
season two, southeast asia, vietnam, vietnamese
How easy is it to get started learning Vietnamese? If you're curious about the language spoken by around 75 million, the first episode of Season 2 of Language Stories is for you.