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A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Email your language questions to words@waywordradio.org or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (87 ...
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, ...
 
The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
Speculative Grammarian—the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics—is now available as an arbitrarily irregular audio podcast. Our podcast includes readings of articles from our journal, the occasional musical number or dramatical piece, and our talk show, Language Made Difficult. Language Made Difficult is hosted by the SpecGram LingNerds, and features our signature linguistics quiz—Lies, Damned Lies, and Linguistics—along with some discu ...
 
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own “Indiana Jones”-like adventures in the land of the Bible to his team’s archaeological forensics effort to unearth Kurdish mass graves in Iraq. That undertaking helped convict Saddam Hussein in 2006. Topical issues contribute to the evolution vs ...
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
Ever want to know more about the world of archaeology AND have a good time learning it? This podcast explores what it's like to be a young professional in the field. There's also news and discussions on cool stuff going on at the other end of trowels all over the place. In the end, it's all about learning through life and laughter. And it's all brought to you by me, Jenny, a regular gal who really DIGS history... get it?
 
The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
 
Podcast by LSA 2017
 
Have you ever taken a language class? Have you taken a language class that teaches you how to say "I want to work at the United Nations" before "can you pass me the salt?" We're working to fix that. Critical Language Mentor has scoured the internet to find the best resources out there to help you learn languages better. We specialize in critical, less-commonly taught languages, like Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian and want to help you learn better.Visit us on the web at criticallanguage ...
 
Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield
 
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Links CRMArch Episode 138 Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill Doug @openaccessarch Stephen @processarch Chris W @Archeowebby, @DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology Stephen Wagner: Process - Opinions on Doing Archaeology Chris Webster: Random Acts of Science…
 
Links National Congress of American Indians Native American Rights Fund American Indian Resource Center Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona- Tribal Leaders Water Policy Council Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest ACRA Ethnography Basics Webinar (Jessica Yaquinto and Dr. Sean Gantt) Contact Jessica Jessica@livingheritageanthropology.org; @livingherit ...…
 
Teen slang from the South, and food words that are tricky to pronounce. High schoolers in Huntsville, Alabama, give Martha and Grant an earful about their slang -- including a term particular to their hometown. All we can say is: Don't be a "forf"! And: How do you pronounce the name of that tasty Louisiana specialty: Is it JUM-buh-lye-yah or JA ...…
 
WARNING: There is quite a bit of profanity and some off-color jokes in this episode. It might not be suitable for some audiences.
 
WARNING: There is quite a bit of profanity and some off-color jokes in this episode. It might not be suitable for some audiences.
 
App of the Day Webby: MotivateMe Paul: Bands in Town Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
A request from Martha. - 13 June 2018 Have you ever wanted to know who we really are? How Grant and I really see ourselves? Well, for one thing, we believe that talking about language should be about the variety of its possibilities. It shouldn’t be about limiting, or condemning, the different language of other people. Isn’t it cool that there ...…
 
Luca asks: "Are you changing your view on the best way to learn a language?" In Today's Episode: Luca's noticed an evolution in the way I've been talking about language learning on the podcast He finds a Krashen-esque "input-based" methodology to be the most effective and wonders if I'm becoming a convert to this I've found my experiences influ ...…
 
There's a proverb that goes "Beloved children have many names." That's at least as true when it comes to the names we give our pets. "Fluffy" becomes "Fluffers" becomes "FluffFace" becomes "FlufferNutter, Queen of the Universe." Speaking of the celestial, how DID the top politician in California come to be named Governor Moonbeam, anyway? Blame ...…
 
Map Prepared by Louis Henwood (Click Map for Larger Image) At the dawn of the 14th century, Edward I was forced to deal with a popular uprising in Scotland. At the same time, a poet in northern England composed the oldest surviving poem in the Northern dialect of Middle English called the Cursor Mundi. In this episode, we turn our attention to ...…
 
Christy asks: "How can I get better in English conversation?" In Today's Episode: Studying and acquiring vocabulary is just the beginning You learn to communicate in a foreign language by actually communicating Communication between different cultures relies on lots beside just language - body language, cultural difference, hierarchy Get out th ...…
 
Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology Stephen Wagner: Process - Opinions on Doing Archaeology Chris Webster: Random Acts of Science…
 
David asks: "How can I understand more of what's said in my salsa class?" In Today's Episode: Taking classes in your target language is a great way to get more exposure to the target language Friends, communities, and shared experiences will all help you learn more in the long run Don't put too much pressure on yourself to be perfect during you ...…
 
When writing textbooks about slavery, which words best reflect its cold, hard reality? Some historians are dropping the word "slave" in favor of terms like "enslaved person" and "captive," arguing that these terms are more accurate. And raising a bilingual child is tough enough, but what about teaching them three languages? It's an ambitious go ...…
 
Links https://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/london-picture-map?WINID=1527709238089#51.506304405365%2F-0.1259049224854607%2F13%2FRoadMap%2F-1 Rephotography Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links https://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/london-picture-map?WINID=1527709238089#51.506304405365%2F-0.1259049224854607%2F13%2FRoadMap%2F-1 Rephotography Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Infographics Spoonflower Xbox Kinect Terrain Video HP Reveal App of the Day Webby: Layar Paul: PocketCast Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
Vocabulary that trickles down from the top of the world. Malamute, kayak, and parka are just some of the words that have found their way into English from the language of indigenous people in northern climes. Also, the surprising language of physicists: in the 1970s, some scientists argued that two quarks should be called "truth" and "beauty." ...…
 
In this episode, Olly and Gabriel Wyner discuss the ins and outs of learning Italian through opera. NOTE: The full show notes to this episode are here: How to learn Italian through opera - A conversation with Gabe Wyner Start Speaking Today: I’d like to thank italki for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, vi ...…
 
Links Recording Archaeology YouTube Channel A thousand archaeology conference presentations at your fingertips - a Blog Post from Bill White ArchaeoTech Episode on Virtual and Digital Ethics Academia.edu Research Gate Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC ...…
 
Secret codes, ciphers, and telegrams. It used to be that in order to transmit information during wartime, various industries encoded their messages letter by letter with an elaborate system--much like today's digital encryption. Grant breaks down some of those secret codes--and shares the story of the most extensive telegram ever sent. Plus, we ...…
 
Links Who We Are nd How We Got Here (2018) Ancient DNA Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Who We Are nd How We Got Here (2018) Ancient DNA Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Mark Spanjer is an archaeologist, lecturer and speaker and one of the session organisers of Reconnecting Archaeology. In this interview he talks about finding the fun in archaeology, how to deal with alternative archaeology and what conferences represent. Links Twitter - @Aranadan
 
Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: ​​​​​​​@archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
Ron asks: "How can I make the most of my commuting time?" In Today's Episode: Driving is not an ideal language learning environment because your focus is elsewhere Stick with principles - listen to material that's just above your current level Use the time to listen to material that you can then study more intensively in your free time That way ...…
 
Joining Jessica are, Kassie Rippee, Briece Edwards, Desiree Martinez, Wade Campbell, and Dorothy Lippert. Contact JessicaJessica@livingheritageanthropology.org; @livingheritageA
 
In this solo episode, Olly talks about why it's so important to start speaking. In Today's Episode: If you feel you're ready to start speaking... do it! It never gets easier to start. The longer you leave it, the harder it gets. The benefits are truly life-changing, in terms of relationships and linguistics! Podcast Resources: italki - the easi ...…
 
Funny cat videos and cute online photos inspire equally adorable slang terms we use to talk about them. When a cat leaves its tongue out, that's a blep. A boop is a gentle tap on its nose. Also, when is a salamander not a salamander? The name of this animal once referred to a mythical beast that was impervious to fire. Now it also refers to hea ...…
 
Links https://www.pokemongo.com https://medium.com/@RemotelyInterested/developerweek-2018-gold-rush-fever-in-the-san-francisco-bay-area-e9ec05c217c4 http://remotely-interested.com Contact Chris Webster@archeowebbychris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Ian asks: "How should I organise my flashcard decks?" The Rules: The biggest danger with flashcards is getting behind in your review If that happens, the SRS algorithm can't work Therefore, break your flashcards down into smaller decks I like to do it by month (April, May, etc) I do this because it's quick and easy, no other reason! Podcast Res ...…
 
Another interview with great insight into the archaeology sector in the UK. Towergate Insurance has been providing its services to archaeologists for over 20 years and they have gained a great understanding of archaeologists and the industry as a whole. Links Towergate Insurance
 
One of Edward I’s most notable accomplishments as King of England was the conquest of Wales, and his desire to extend that authority to the north of Britain led some to call him “The Hammer of the Scots.” But beyond Edward’s attempts to rule all of Britain, he is probably most well-known for his legal reforms including a series of statutes pass ...…
 
Rob Lennox is the policy advisor to the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and in this interview we discuss the challenges for archaeology as a profession and the ways in which conferences such as CIFA held in Brighton this year can bring people inside and outside the industry together to work together.…
 
Yuna asks: "How can I deal with jealousy in language learning?" The Rules: Olly's recent experience with some fluent Japanese speakers Jealousy at other people's level is a nasty feeling, yet totally natural The way to stop comparing yourself to others is to be clear about your own goals and reasons for learning, and to be at peace with them! M ...…
 
Links Advance Directives What to Know About Disability Insurance (An article from the Wall Street Journal) Life Insurance Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology ...…
 
This is a short interview conducted at the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference in Brighton. Dr. Andy Holland is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Bradford, specialising in Forensic Archaeology. We discuss how forensics archaeologists work with law enforcement, and how conferences bring both commercial and academic ar ...…
 
The dilemma continues over how to spell dilemma! Grant and Martha try to suss out the backstory of why some people spell that word with an "n." At lot of them, it seems, went to Catholic school. Maybe that's a clue? Plus, the saying "Close, but no cigar" gets traced back to an old carnival game. And the French horn isn't actually French—so why ...…
 
Links Ancient Celts from Oxford University Press Barry on past shows:https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/24https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/26 Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Ancient Celts from Oxford University Press Barry on past shows:https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/24https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/26 Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
We also include a few select recordings from the conference. Links SAA Ethical Principles Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
At the CIFA2018 conference in Brighton, Tristan sits down with Alistair Galt to discuss the ins and outs of archaeology in the UK. Alistair is secretary of the New Generation Group of CIFA, dedicated to helping students and Early Career Professionals, mentoring and giving advice. We talk about the apparent shortage of archaeologists, the need t ...…
 
An Ohio community is divided over the name of the local high school's mascot. For years, their teams have been called the Redskins. Is that name derogatory -- or does it honor the history of Native Americans in that area? And: You know when you're waiting in line to make a left turn at a traffic light, but the driver ahead of you is so busy wit ...…
 
Dr. Chrys Harris talks to me about her company Magnitude Surveys, outlining the different techniques they provide to business. She explains Electromagnetic surveys as well as telling me about the archaeology in and around Bradford where Magnitude Surveys is based. This was recorded at CIFA Brighton 2018 conference http://www.magnitudesurveys.co ...…
 
In this episode, Olly begins a new series covering what he believes to be the fundamental rules of language learning. The Rules: 1. Study at your desk 2. Don’t learn grammar before you need it 3. Review, review, review Start Speaking Today: I’d like to thank italki for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, vis ...…
 
Links Northwest Anthropological Conference https://www.replacedbyrobot.info/62644/archaeologist https://willrobotstakemyjob.com/19-3091-anthropologists-and-archeologists https://scholar.harvard.edu/jasonur/pages/hollow-ways-0 tDAR ADS (UK) Open Context DINAA Sustainable Archaeology Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @opena ...…
 
This week on "A Way with Words": This week on "A Way with Words": Can language change bad behavior in crowded places? The Irish Railway system has launched ad campaign to encourage passengers to be more generous at boarding time. For example, have you ever rummaged through your belongings or pretended to have an intense phone conversation in or ...…
 
In this solo episode, Olly talks about why haircuts are a fantastic language learning tool. In This Episode: My recent haircut in Hong Kong How haircuts help you level-up in your language learning: Chitchat is mandatory You'll never get spoken to as much anywhere else, or asked as many questions There's no escape You have to actively engage in ...…
 
Links Book - Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient America, from Black Inc. Books 20118 Billy Griffiths Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Book - Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient America, from Black Inc. Books 20118 Billy Griffiths Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
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