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Paul Kerswill interviewed by Benjamin Zephaniah for Radio 4

Date: 6 December 2009

Paul Kerswill was interviewed by the poet Benjamin Zephaniah for the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Mind your Slanguage', to be broadcast at 11am on Tuesday 8th December. The programme features politicians and poets in addition to linguists, and examines the rise of new varieties of youth language and whether these should be tolerated in educational contexts.

News website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00p60hx

 

Further information

Associated staff: Paul Kerswill

Associated projects: Multicultural London English: the emergence, acquisition and diffusion of a new variety

Associated departments and research centres: Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT), Linguistics and English Language

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