More and more of us are turning to our phones to learn a new language, or brush up on an old one.
And with so many apps available, there have never been so many ways to learn. But what do they offer, and which one is right for you?
Linguist Daniel Midgley offers some advice on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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Promo with Em Burrows
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Most of English vocabulary has been replaced in the last 1,000 years.
The stat about Greek comes from this chart
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