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Born Talking: A Personal Inquiry into Language

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Born Talking: A Personal Inquiry into Language

Born Talking: A Personal Inquiry into Language is a 1990 BBC television documentary series written and presented by Jonathan Miller that attempts to shed light on the complexities of language.


The series consists of four episodes 47 minutes each:

  • Doing What Comes Naturally: Childhood Language Acquisition
  • Broken English: The Effects of Brain Damage on Language
  • Lending a Hand: Sign Languages and the Deaf
  • In a Manner of Speaking: The Phenomenon of Conversation

External links

  • The Born Talking Series – Available in the US and Canada

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