The elusive foolproof theory of the origin of language

2nd mei 2019

Languages play a crucial role in our everyday life. We convey our feelings and thoughts as well as influence others. However, how did we adapt lang...

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Easter Challenges

17th april 2019

To get you all in the spirit of Easter, we have a created a little challenge: Can you solve the Easter riddle? Guess all three correctly and win a ...

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Tough Mudder 2019

16th april 2019

Last Saturday, some of Language Matters took part in the 5k Tough Mudder at Finsbury Park. Great team effort, well done!

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Easter Challenge

11th april 2019

Easter is just one week away and for the occasion, we at Language Matters have decided to make a little Easter hunt! On 17th April, you...

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Evolution: how the theory is inspiring a new way of understanding language

8th april 2019

Our choice of words can have a vital influence on the development of our languages. Recent studies have shown that it can have an impact on how our...

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How language shapes your thoughts – what researchers know

5th april 2019

Abstract concepts are harder to understand. According to research, concrete concepts are easier to learn and remember than abstract words.  Read mo...

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Language: why we like some words more than others

3rd april 2019

When we are learning a foreign language, there are some words that we like more than others and can even make us feel happy. Read more about it her...

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Tips and Resources

1st april 2019

At Languagematters our aim is to help you by giving the right resources to prepare yourself for an interview and tips on how to write a CV. Have a ...

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Minority languages fight for survival in the digital age

27th maart 2019

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Evolutionary biology can help us understand how language works

26th maart 2019

The development of languages has always been a massive source of intrigue. For decades we have questioned how the differen...

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