linguistics podcasts

1. The Allusionist

About Podcast Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman. TheAllusionist.org Frequency 1 episode / month Since Jan 2015 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 7.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 17.3K ⋅ Instagram Followers 6.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 38


2. Lexicon Valley

About Podcast If you've ever had curious thoughts and questions about the ways we speak, read, and write, Lexicon Valley is the show for you. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter. A podcast about language, from pet peeves to syntax. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Feb 2012 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 3.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 16.3K ⋅ Instagram Followers 48.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 92


3. A Way with Words

About Podcast A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, new words, grammar and much more. Frequency 1 episode / day Since Aug 2007 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 119.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 28.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 62


4. Lingthusiasm

About Podcast A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne. Make your boring commute or chores feel like a lively, nerdy, language-y conversation with real linguists! Frequency 3 episodes / quarter Podcast
Facebook fans 3.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 12.4K ⋅ Instagram Followers 1.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 30


5. The History of English Podcast

About Podcast The Spoken History of a Global Language. Kevin Stroud presents the History of English Podcast for word lovers and history buffs. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Jun 2012 Also in Podcast
Twitter followers 8.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 10


6. Talk the Talk

About Podcast Talk the Talk podcast is hosted by Daniel Midgley, Ben Ainslie, and Hedvig Skarsgard. This weekly show is about linguistics, the science of language. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Nov 2010 Podcast
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.3K ⋅ Instagram Followers 455 ⋅ Social Engagement 7


7. The Vocal Fries

About Podcast The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. Carrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Jul 2017 Podcast
Facebook fans 496 ⋅ Twitter followers 4.6K ⋅ Instagram Followers 277 ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 24 ⋅


8. Bunny Trails: A Word History Podcast

About Podcast Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of the phrase from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs! Frequency 2 episodes / quarter Podcast
Facebook fans 37 ⋅ Twitter followers 380 ⋅ Domain Authority 20 ⋅


9. Words for Granted

About Podcast Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses linguistic evolution as a way of understanding larger historical and cultural changes. Frequency 1 episode / month Since Jun 2016 Podcast
Facebook fans 458 ⋅ Twitter followers 648 ⋅ Domain Authority 24 ⋅


10. Babbel | Multilinguish

About Podcast Not multilingual, but language-curious? Explore how language connects us all from the producers at the language-learning app Babbel. In season 1, we dig into unsolved linguistic mysteries, sexist robots, the best travel advice you've never heard, if language affects our worldview, which accents are sexist, and more! Frequency 1 episode / week Since Feb 2019 Podcast
Facebook fans 1.5M ⋅ Twitter followers 2.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 87 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.4K


11. Accentricity

About Podcast Why do we love some accents and hate others? Why do we talk differently in different situations? Does learning a new language really teach you to think differently? In this linguistics podcast, she examines how the way we talk connects to who we are. Frequency 2 episodes / year Podcast
Facebook fans 357 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.1K ⋅ Instagram Followers 245 ⋅ Social Engagement 16 ⋅ Domain Authority 17 ⋅


12. Field Notes

About Podcast Field Notes is a podcast about linguistic fieldwork hosted by Martha Tsutsui Billins. Field Notes aims to share the stories of linguists doing fieldwork to document, describe, and understand how languages (especially endangered/minority languages) work! Frequency 12 episodes / year Podcast
Twitter followers 485 ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 10 ⋅


13. Conlangery Podcast

About Podcast Conlangery is a fortnightly podcast focused on conlanging and the conlanging community. Each episode focuses on either linguistics or creative process topic, or a featured language (natural or constructed). We also put out short episodes on topics that don't warrant a whole hour of gabbing. Frequency 1 episode / day Since May 2011 Podcast
Facebook fans 596 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 20 ⋅ Domain Authority 35 ⋅


14. EN CLAIR

About Podcast A podcast about forensic linguistics, literary detection, language mysteries, spy codes, criminal slang, fake news, lie-detection, rare book heists and more! Frequency 2 episodes / year Since Dec 2018 Podcast
Twitter followers 1.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 75 ⋅ Alexa Rank 51.9K