You use language every day – but how much do you really know about it? Welcome to Mango’s foundational series, How Language Works, where we break down everything you need to know about the world of language. In this podcast, your guide Emily (linguist, PhD) is giving you a backstage pass to understanding this thing we call Language. Ready to dive in?
For the blog article and to try out our interactive quiz on language, click here: https://blog.mangolanguages.com/what-is-language-lets-talk-linguistics
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Emily Sabo (PhD, University of Michigan) is a linguist at Mango Languages. A Pittsburgh native, her areas of specialization are the social and cognitive factors that impact bilingual language processing. Having studied 7 languages and lived in various countries abroad, she sees multilingualism -- and the cultural diversity that accompanies it -- as the coolest of superpowers. Complementary to her work at Mango, Emily is a Lecturer of Spanish at the University of Tennessee, a Producer of the “We Are What We Speak’ docuseries, and get this...a storytelling standup comedian!
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