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"Talking Language" is a show hosted by Robert Aiudi and Rachel Zirkle. Robert, aka "The Language Chef," is a polyglot who speaks over ten languages fluently. Rachel, is an amateur linguist and loves to pick Robert's brain. They met in New York City ten years ago and over the years have had lengthy discussions and debates about all things language, usually while enjoying some wine. Join the conversation and listen in as these two friends, Robert and Rachel, discuss the origin of the Chinese language, dissect the many accents of the United States, the history of the English language, and more!

Follow us on Instagram @talkinglanguagepodcast
Follow Robert @robert_thelanguagechef
Follow Rachel @rachel_zirkle

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"Talking Language" is a show hosted by Robert Aiudi and Rachel Zirkle. Robert, aka "The Language Chef," is a polyglot who speaks over ten languages fluently. Rachel, is an amateur linguist and loves to pick Robert's brain. They met in New York City ten years ago and over the years have had lengthy discussions and debates about all things language, usually while enjoying some wine. Join the conversation and listen in as these two friends, Robert and Rachel, discuss the origin of the Chinese language, dissect the many accents of the United States, the history of the English language, and more!

Follow us on Instagram @talkinglanguagepodcast
Follow Robert @robert_thelanguagechef
Follow Rachel @rachel_zirkle

    1.10 Do languages shape the way we think?

    1.10 Do languages shape the way we think?

    Do languages shape the way we think? Well, simply, yes. How can they not? Rachel and Robert discuss how the language you speak informs your thoughts, ideas, feelings, etc. It's a doozy! Tune into to the season finale! Season 2 will be out in late winter. If you have any feedback for Season 1, email us at talkinglanguagepodcast@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!
    Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @talkinglanguagepodcast

    • 36 min
    1.9 Difference in Speech: Millennials vs Baby Boomers

    1.9 Difference in Speech: Millennials vs Baby Boomers

    In our penultimate episode of Season 1, Rachel and Robert talk about their difference in speech. Robert is a baby boomer, Rachel a millennial. They break down why speech changes and how it's always evolving. Are changes in speech decided by the younger generations and what will happen to English in 5000 years? Robert has some interesting theories.... so tune in!

    • 29 min
    1.8 An Actor on Accents

    1.8 An Actor on Accents

    This week Rachel Zirkle and Robert Aiudi sit down with actor (and Rachel's husband) Taylor Miller. Taylor has done several plays and films where he has been required to use an accent foreign to his own. We talk to him about how he learns a new accent. Robert also shares his knowledge as he's trained a number of students in various accents. We also talk about the incredible universality of Shakespeare! Tune in!

    • 33 min
    1.7 Talking Food with the Language Chef

    1.7 Talking Food with the Language Chef

    Your mouth may water with this week's episode! We talk food words. Robert, aka the Language Chef, and Rachel discuss everything from beef vs cow to the origin of sushi; from why France is a culinary mecca to the pronunciation etiquette of various food names and recipes from around the world. Bon appetit!

    Email us at talkinglanguagepodcast@gmail.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram:

    @talkinglanguagepodcast

    @robert_thelanguagechef

    @rachel_zirkle

    • 37 min
    1.6 Our Travel Journals

    1.6 Our Travel Journals

    In this week's episode, we're talking all about our foreign travels. Robert talks about his adventures in Italy, Scotland, and China and Rachel, her adventures through Germany, France, and Peru.

    Tune in to hear all about our experiences with travel and language. And share your stories and photos with us. Email us at talkinglanguagepodcast@gmail.com and we may feature you on our Instagram and Facebook!

    Instagram and Facebook:

    @talkinglanguagepodcast

    @robert_thelanguagechef

    @rachel_zirkle

    • 36 min
    1.5 The Story of English

    1.5 The Story of English

    On this week's episode, we talk about the story of English. English is a culmination of many languages and its story begins with an invasion! Listen in to hear the story of how our language came to be! 

    Don't forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @talkinglanguagepodcast!

    • 35 min

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