American Indian tribes turn to technology in race to save endangered languages | Brainfriendly, motivating stuff for ESL EFL learners | Scoop.it

[Excerpt]: "Today, most tribes across the country are making some type of effort toward a language comeback, according to Leanne Hinton, a Berkeley linguistics professor and board member of the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival.

 

Those efforts include everything from apprenticeship programs that pair a fluent elder with a student, to immersion school programs. Many also incorporate technology such as YouTube videos of native speakers or Google Hangout video chats for live, long-distance conversations."


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