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The youths on the wheel: the power of youth languages in Uganda

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Saudah Namyalo and Jenneke van der Wal discuss the ‘youth language’ of Makerere University students. Hear about the different linguistic strategies speakers of this variety of English use to expand their lexicon in a constant process of quick reinventions, and have a go at analysing some of their speech.

This talk is part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2015 series.

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