Michael Rosen explores the impact of your accent and dialect, starting with the very young
Professor Jean Aitchison examines the origin of language in the human species.
Michael Rosen on the first sounds and words that babies learn.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether the formation of language is innate or cultural.
Can anyone be a creative genius? Ian Peacock investigates.
3/4. Carmen Pryce investigates the inner world of the young child.
What was the earliest language and how did it evolve? Michael Rosen investigates.
Angela Saini explores the science of birdsong and its relationship to human language.