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Happy European Day of Languages!

Posted on 28 September 2023

September 26th is the European Day of Languages, celebrating the diversity of languages in Europe.

Language and Linguistic Science staff member Carmen Alvarez-Mayo discusses the beauty of linguistic diversity and our attitudes to different languages in an article on phonaesthetics: Why we like some words more than others (English version) / Por qué nos gustan unas palabras más que otras (Spanish version).

The University of York offers a number of courses on languages open for all: read all about Languages at York and share in the joy of learning languages with us!