Talk The Talk

24: Higher Ed Discrimination (with Gail Clements, Marnie Jo Petray, and Fabio Trecca)



For many students, university opens up new frontiers of learning — and new ways to be marginalised for their language use. A new book explores the problem of linguistic discrimination in higher education, and how to work toward fixing it. Also: Danish presents an unusual challenge for those who try to learn it — even babies. Why is Danish like this, and what does it tell us about language?