In this episode of our "In the Wild" mini-series (Part 3 of 3), you’ll learn the basics of dialectal diversity: what is it, how does it work, and what should you know about it when you’re out having conversations out “in the wild?”
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Wondering what languages were used in today’s episode?
Malay | Helo. Apa khabar? means 'Hello - how are you?' (lit. Hello - what news?) and Selamat tinggal means ‘goodbye’ (lit. safe leaving)
Korean | 시간낭비 하지말고 means ‘without further ado’ (literally translates as ‘without wasting time’)
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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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