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Dr Teresa Parodi writes on the many benefits of bilingualism

27 January 2016

Dr Teresa Parodi has written an article 'Speaking in tongues: the many benefits of bilingualism' for The Conversation . You can read the article, which has had 143,000 reads in less than two months, here .

English Dialects App tries to guess your regional accent

27 January 2016

Dr Adrian Leemann, researcher at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, has developed a free app, available on the App Store and Google Play. The app, developed in conjunction with colleagues from the universities of Zurich and Bern, asks you to choose your pronunciation of 26 different words before...