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PODCAST: Parlem català? – Learning Catalan, at home and abroad

Listeners from around the world on how and why they learned Catalan and their favorite words


18 September 2021 09:26 AM


ACN | Barcelona

Filling the Sink listeners and Catalan News readers from around the world explain how and why they joined the more than 9 million people that speak Catalan. They also reveal some of their favorite words, such as somiatruites, or daydreamer, which literally translates as omelette-dreamer! 

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Dr Afra Pujol i Campeny on the challenges of teaching her native language and what motivates students abroad – like those at the University of Cambridge – to study it.   

Cristina Tomàs White and Cillian Shields join Lorcan Doherty to chat about their experiences with the language and discuss the question: is it difficult to learn Catalan? 

Listen to more episodes of Filling the Sink below or find out more here. 


  • Catalan language version of Scrabble (Image by Plataforma per la Llengua)

  • Catalan language version of Scrabble (Image by Plataforma per la Llengua)