Language

Brain Talk and Brain Waves

Researchers studying the brains of toddlers say the strength of their brainwaves can indicate language ability. As ScienCentral reports, this

How Babies Learn Language

The clip includes footage from Toby Mintzs lab and description of his current research. In this particular study, he uses

Baby Babbling

A baby babbles to himself white he tries to go to sleep. What is babbling and how does it lead

Ali G Interviews Noam Chomsky

The actor Sacha Baron Cohen interviews Noam Chomsky while in the character Ali G. Some potentially offensive content follows. However,

Kanzi and Novel Sentences

Kanzi’s language comprehension has been demonstrated in research using novel sentences phrases that preclude the learning of specific responses. How

Phonemes Experiment

This clip is made up of individual English phonemes and edited together. Phonemes are differences in sound that make a

Homophones

On the show Between the Lions, Brian McKnight and Cleo the Lion sing a duet about a special love they

Paramore – Misery Business

Figurative language is language that means one thing literally but is taken to mean something different. Two types that have

Brocas Aphasia

In this video, a man with Brocas Aphasia is being interviewed. He is asked questions about a problem he has

Wernickes Aphasia

This video is from the same study as the video above (Brocas Aphasia). As you can tell, while the subject

Swedish Chef Meatballs

In this short clip from The Muppet Show, the Swedish Chef teaches us how to make meatballs. Of course, as

Bilingual Kids

A Parents TV anchor interviews directors of a language program and parents on the topic of bilingual children. The benefits