Why knowing languages matters

Published: 18 Dec 2020

The British Academy has issued a joint statement warning that the pandemic should serve as a wakeup call on language learning decline across the English speaking world. Professor Dagmar Divjak, Professorial Research Fellow in Cognitive Linguistics and Language Cognition in the Department of Modern Languages, shares her thoughts.

You can read her blog post here: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/englishlanguage/news/2020/why-knowing-languages-matters.aspx