Research took USwitch to 30 cities throughout the UK and got people there to have a chat with their Amazon Echo or Google Home.
‘It’s like getting another soul’: MM finds out if Manchester thinks it’s important to speak more than one language?
A study which was published in 2013 by Multilingual Manchester, a project run by the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at the University of Manchester, found that 200 languages are spoken in Manchester.
A play – completely in Mandarin and banned in China – is set to hit the stage at Manchester’s Contact Theatre.
Scientists are on the cusp of discovering what babies are thinking thanks to ground-breaking new technology being trialled at the Manchester Museum this weekend.
Syrian refugees talk of their ‘dangerous journey’ to the UK, ‘blessed refuge in Manchester’ and thoughts on UK migration policy, as they feature in a new documentary showing the lives of Syrian refugee families living in the city.
The Mancunian twang is the most attractive regional accent to ladies, according to a study by online dating group eHarmony.
More students need to take up Mandarin if Manchester is to be competitive and bring in Chinese business claims leading business initiative Manchester–China Forum.
Baps? Barms? Rolls? Teacakes? War of words between north and south explored in Manchester University study
Research was compiled after a survey of 1,400 English speakers
Picture worth a thousand words: Illustrated books key to improving child literacy, Manchester Uni reveals
Simple books with few words as beneficial as storybooks
Language barrier: Oldham revealed as among ‘top’ 20 towns in the UK for non-English speaking residents
Worrying statistics revealed this month
Manchester is one of world’s most multilingual cities with at least 153 languages, university study reveals
Two thirds of the city’s schoolchildren are thought to be bi-lingual.