Audio by title author_michael_erard_speaks_with_host_paul_o_brien_about_his_new_book

Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners

program: 
Pathways
program date: 
Sun, 01/22/2012

 Michael Erard is the author of the new book, Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners. He has graduate degrees in linguistics and rhetoric from the University of Texas at Austin. He's written about language, linguists, and linguistics for Science, Slate, Wired, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and New Scientist, among many other publications. Erard is a contributing writer for Design Observer and blogs for Psychology Today. He is also the author of Um...: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean.

29:33 minutes (27.05 MB)

 

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