Linguistically Aware

Welcome to Linguistically Aware, a conversation-based podcast about the ways we use, understand, and think about language. In this podcast, which is broadcast once monthly on CJSW 90.9 FM, I am sitting down with linguists, experts on language, to talk about a number of roles language plays in our lives. Listen to the recordings below and enjoy!


13. The Conversation

This is the thirteenth episode (quite coincidentally completed on Friday 13th, 2021)  of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about the use of stress in the movie The Conversation.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 17th July, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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12. Language and Literacy

This is the twelfth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Harrison Campbell talk about the language used in the research on literacy.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 20th July, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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11. Human vs. Animal Language

This is the tenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about similarities and differences between the human language and animal communication systems. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 22nd June, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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10. Cyber Crime Language

This is the tenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Mike Hracs talk about the language used in cyber-related crime activities such as phishing emails and ransomware. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 18th May, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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9. Misconceptions about Language

This is the ninth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about some common misconceptions about language and language use. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 20th April, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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8. Speech Recognition

This is the eighth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Lyndon Rey talk about the speech recognition systems. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 16th March, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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7. Myths about Accents and Language Learning

This is the seventh episode of Linguistically Aware, aired by CJSW on 16th February, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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6. Indigenous Language Documentation

This is the sixth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired by CJSW on 19th January, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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5. Indigenous Language Teaching

This is the fifth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired on  CJSW on 15th December, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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4. Language in Advertising

This is the fourth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired on  CJSW on 17th November,

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3. Sound Symbolism

This is the third episode of Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 24th June, at 8 pm.

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2. The Art of Constructing Languages (Conlanging)

This is the second episode of Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 29th April, at 8 pm.

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1. Rap Linguistics

This episode is the first in a brand new series of podcasts called Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 25th March, at 8pm.

Check out our promotional video for the podcast! The entire episode is one click away – right below the image.

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