Lingua Franca - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature

Lingua Franca, presented by Maria Zijlstra, looks at all aspects of language: language old, modern, and even invented. Through interviews and prepared talks, the program features experts who analyse a single topic of interest to users and lovers of language. Examples of the sort of linguistic territory they traverse are: bi-lingual education, ebonics, the language of pornography, and the political use of words. Lingua Franca is published every Saturday.


Never too late to learn to read

September 1st, 2012

Episode 29 of 50 episodes

The winning finalists—on the state and territory level in Australia—of the 'It's never too late to learn to read' short-story competition, have now been announced so the voting is open for the overall winner in the people's choice.

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