September 28th, 2018 | 5 mins 42 secs
bonus mini, peru, south america, the americas
Aymara is the final language to take us down an internet rabbit hole for this Bonus Mini series. This episode, we look at how similar it is to Quechua.
September 21st, 2018 | 7 mins 39 secs
bonus mini, peru, quechua, south america, the americas
Much like the other episodes in this Bonus Mini series, Quechua led me down a deep internet rabbit hole here. We're heading into tricky territory in this episode: language vs dialect.
September 14th, 2018 | 4 mins 27 secs
bonus mini, ecuador, south america, the americas
The Galápagos Islands are a magical place, famous for their role in the theory of evolution. But, how about the evolution of language in the Galápagos Islands?
September 7th, 2018 | 3 mins 23 secs
bonus mini, central america, costa rica, language learning, the americas
"If I went there, I'd be fluent..." "Immersion is all you need!"...Is it? In this Bonus Mini episode, I reflect on my time in Costa Rica and how immersion changed my Spanish.
August 31st, 2018 | 4 mins 21 secs
bonus mini, el salvador, language revitalisation, pipil, uto-aztecan languages
Pipil is a language spoken in El Salvador. There's not many speakers nowadays, but revitalisation efforts are happening, including the beautifully named language nests...
August 24th, 2018 | 4 mins 27 secs
belize, bonus mini, central america, garifuna, the americas
Researching Garifuna led me down the first of many internet rabbit holes from this Bonus Mini series. This time, it's all about different languages for different genders.
August 17th, 2018 | 7 mins 48 secs
bonus mini, cuba, language learning
Ooo! Bonus Mini episode?! Yes! Over the next 7 weeks, I'll be sharing 7 Bonus Mini episodes with you. To get us started? We're in Cuba and asking the question: Is Cuban Spanish hard?