Languages of Norway

May 26, 2010 by

In addition to Sweden, whose languages have been the subject of the last two postings, I also visited Norway on my recent trip to Europe. So let’s look at some of the languages spoken there. We have already dealt extensively...

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Languages of Sweden

May 24, 2010 by

As promised, this week’s postings will deal with languages of Scandinavia, where I’ve recently travelled. Today I will review the linguistic situation in Sweden, the first country I’ve visited. The official language...

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The languages of Scotland

Mar 28, 2010 by

When I ask my students what languages are spoken in Scotland, I usually get one of two answers: English or Scottish (or both). But in fact, it is not just two but three languages that are spoken in Scotland, and while one of them has...

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