Languages

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‘An idyllic, wild place’: the recovery of Skye’s most beautiful peninsula
Gaelic has flourished in recent years around Sleat in the south of the island and it is contributing to a reinvigorated sense of identity

Hugh Thomson

03, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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K-beauty, hallyu and mukbang: dozens of Korean words added to Oxford English Dictionary
New additions highlight Korean culture wave as interest in the country’s food, fashion and entertainment spreads

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

05, Oct, 2021 @4:18 AM

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Oh my days: linguists lament slang ban in London school
Exclusive: ‘like’, ‘bare’, ‘that’s long’ and ‘cut eyes at me’ among terms showing up in pupils’ work now vetoed in classroom

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @3:19 PM

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‘It restores my soul’: pandemic offers unexpected boon to Guam indigenous language learners
Zoom classes mean locals can more easily study CHamoru, Guam’s native language

Anne Wen

15, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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A useful note for Raab and Johnson | Brief letters
Brief letters: Latin notes | Dominic Raab | Misquoted phrases | Eyewitness photos | The Gherkin

Letters

20, Aug, 2021 @4:48 PM

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The strange appeal of an old boys’ club | Brief letters
Brief letters: The Garrick Club | Latin | Clothkits | Flatulence

Letters

17, Aug, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Why the Latin language is still alive | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a letter which declared Latin a dead language with little relevance to modern education

Letters

13, Aug, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Requiescat in pace: no need to resurrect Latin in schools
Letters: Bob Ross is at odds with Tory plans to introduce Latin lessons in state schools

Letters

08, Aug, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Latin to be introduced at 40 state secondaries in England
£4m scheme will form part of government effort to counter subject’s reputation as elitist

Miranda Bryant

31, Jul, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Wales’ eerily beautiful slate quarries are getting the recognition they deserve | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
It’s right that these post-industrial landscapes, with their complex history, should have world heritage status, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

30, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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English has evolved and so has our teaching of it | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to articles on the study of literature and the changing nature of language

Letters

29, Jun, 2021 @5:10 PM

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Adult education, mental health and democracy | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a Guardian editorial about the vital role that adult education plays in society and the threats it faces

Letters

24, Mar, 2021 @6:08 PM

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