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Vanishing Languages - what is lost when a language dies out.

Vanishing Languages - what is lost when a language dies out. | On Language and Linguistics | Scoop.it
One language dies every 14 days. By the next century nearly half of the roughly 7,000 languages spoken on Earth will likely disappear, as communities abandon native tongues in favor of English, Mandarin, or Spanish.
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Social Clicks: Sounds Associated with African Languages Are Common in English: Scientific American

Social Clicks: Sounds Associated with African Languages Are Common in English: Scientific American | On Language and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Linguists find that tongue clicks play a larger role in English than previously thought...
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Educators once opposed raising bilingual children. Experts now say it’s beneficial.

Educators once opposed raising bilingual children. Experts now say it’s beneficial. | On Language and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Educators once frowned on raising bilingual children. Experts now say it’s good for cognitive development.
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