World of words and the ways in which we use them

Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them.

  • Academic stand-up and cognitive development

    Chris Ledgard meets the academics doing stand-up and asks why jokes get the brain going.

  • The Language of Carers

    Series exploring the world of words.

  • Asking the Right Question

    Chris Ledgard looks at referendums and the art of asking the right question.

  • Reading aloud

    Chris Ledgard explores the ways people have read to each other at home down the centuries.

  • Preaching

    Chris Ledgard listens to the ways in which preachers use words and the power of language.

  • Conflict Resolution

    Chris Ledgard examines how the words we use play a critical role in resolving conflict.

  • Audio Books

    Michael Rosen charts the rise of the audiobook and asks if every writer is a performer.

  • Audio Books

    Michael Rosen charts the rise of the audiobook and asks if every writer is a performer.

  • The University of Babel

    Michael Rosen asks how English spoken by foreign students equips them for university life.

BBC | Word of Mouth Podcast + Info
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