Speaking in Tongues radio series
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Roger Hunt

Grammar: why do we have it?

What is grammar anyway? Which comes first, language or grammar? And how important is it for anyone wanting to learn a foreign language?

Andrew Henley invites Roger Hunt back to the programme to find out...

Roger Hunt, Director of Education at IH Barcelona

Learn more

On the programme, Roger recommends David Crystal's Encyclopedia of Language [Amazon.co.uk link for further information]

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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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About the series

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.