Babel Number 39 (May 2022)

Babel No39 (May 2022) ArticlesTwitter complaints Nicolas Ruytenbeek on research into emotional contagion.The Welsh Not Tim Brookes looks at the history of language oppression in the classroom.Choosing a language mentor Alex Poole on the importance of someone to...

Babel Number 38

Babel No38 (February 2022) ArticlesBasic English Frederick Hale on Charles Kay Ogden’s work on an international auxiliary languageWhat’s in a name? Harry parkin investigates the origins and development of family names in BritainFrom stats to style Dan...

Babel No37 (November 2021)

Babel No37 (November 2021) Articles Tracking the dance of the tongue using ultrasound imaging Sam Kirkham and Patrycja Strycharczuk explain the uses of ultrasound imaging for linguistics’Is it muggy or is it just me?’ Daniel Strogen discusses reality TV...

Babel Number 36 (August 2021)

Babel No36 (August 2021) Articles The mistakes that we deny that we make them Eva Wittenberg and Adam Morgan on what makes people say words they don’t like saying The egocentric trappings of a pronoun Sandrine Sorlin asks ‘Who is you?’ Subtitling...

Babel Number 35 (May 2021)

Babel No35 (May 2021) Features The ENACT Web App The makers of a new app for language-learning on picking up a language through culture The Art of Making a Good Impression Tony Lapidus on life as an impressionist Small words, big expressions Mel Evans on the...

Babel Number 34 (February 2021)

Babel No34 (February 2021) Features The acquisition of kinship Michelle Pascoe on what it means to become a ‘mother’ Is Cockney dead? Amanda Cole investigates who can be called a Cockney, and what their accent sounds like Surveillance as a marker of...