INTRODUCING THE WORDCAST
At Wordbank, we love chatting about all things content, language and culture. Join us as we discuss what’s got us talking today. Got a question, comment or general musing? Drop us a line to let us know.
20 MAY 2019
#3: THE INTERNET’S BODY LANGUAGE: EMOJIS, MEMES AND GIFS
The words we use are just a small part of the way we communicate. Which is why the messages we send online can easily be lost in translation. But what can we do about it? We’ve enlisted the help of our lead designer Stani to explore how we can add body language back into the online conversation.
2 MAY 2019
#2: WHO’S IN CHARGE OF ENGLISH ANYWAY?
French, Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic all have governing bodies that call the shots. But what about English? Join us as we take a whirlwind tour of the history of English to find out who’s really in charge.
17 APRIL 2019
#1 WHAT’S THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES?
The UN’s declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. But should we care, and what could we even do about it anyway? To find out more about the International Year of Indigenous Languages, check out the official website here.