Who counts as a speaker of a language? | Anna BabelVisit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more.
Backed by research and personal anecdotes, Spanish professor Anna Babel reveals the intricate relationship between language and culture, showing how social categories and underlying biases influence the way we hear, regard and, ultimately, judge each other. A talk that will leave you questioning your assumptions about what it really means to speak a language.
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