Speaking in Tongues radio series
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Some of the (hilarious) mistakes we make as language learners

Andrew Henley

Programme producer Andrew Henley (right) invites people along and hears about some of the misunderstandings language errors can lead to.

You are in the bar on the corner of a street in Barcelona and order "un beso divino" instead of the more likely "vaso de vino"... What happens?

Maybe you should stay off the wine, and just stick to the food. A plate of macaroni -- you can't go wrong there, can you? Can you...?

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"Speaking in Tongues" is a series of short English-language radio programmes, produced and recorded by IH Barcelona. The 25-programme series is broadcast on Saturday mornings by Radio Free Barcelona on 107.7 FM.

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The series discusses a range of different topics relating to language, language learning and language teaching.

The programme is intended for a general public, but will of course be of special interest to language teachers and students.