Entries in #languages (3)

Tuesday
Jul112017

How To: Remain Culturally Sensitive 

For many, the most exciting part of traveling is the opportunity to experience different cultures. However, when exploring it is important to remain sensitive to the norms of different communities. Here are some tips on how to stay culturally sensitive:

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Tuesday
May302017

5 Endangered  Languages

An endangered language is defined by how many speakers are left in the world and access to learning said language. Unfortunately many languages, for many reasons, have been lost over time. Here are 5 languages on the brink and the efforts to bring them back.

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Thursday
Jan152015

Dying Languages: Do We Need To Save Them At All?

As of 2014, there are more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world. However, half of these are ‚Äč‚Äčestimated to become extinct by the end of the century, which would prove an irreplaceable loss for all of humanity. In the UK alone, Celtic languages including Cornish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic may soon disappear, but why is it that we should preserve them?

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