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Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :)

Digital tools 'to save languages' | ... most interesting :) | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

 

Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe.

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K. David Harrison (associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College and a National Geographic Fellow) explains that languages are the human knowledge base : everything human beings know is encoded in languages and cultures. Harrison also tells about his dictionary project : the starting point is...  any language of the world ! These online dictionaries started about a decade ago.

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An article / a 03'58" audio file (the interview) and... 126 comments !

 

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Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux

Apprendre les langues en ligne avec 14 réseaux sociaux | EDTECH ~ ICT | Thinking, Tips & Tools - the Internet Tracks & Trails  -Besides... QUESTIONING them all ! | Scoop.it

"Le miracle de l’internet c’est bien l’échange! Surtout l’échange spécialisé qui permet de rencontrer des gens avec les mêmes affinités ou les mêmes besoins. Justement en terme d‘apprentissage des langues, nous sommes vraiment servis! [...]"

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