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Peru's indigenous language revival - Eureka Street
One indigenous language vanishes every two weeks, and Quechua, once the tongue of Peru's mighty Inca Empire, was one of those heading to extinction. In Peru, however, something unique has happened.
Quechua — a language that according to influential Peruvian commentator, Richard Webb, was on the road to annihilation — has been thrown a lifeline. Last 16 December at 5:30am the first ever Quechua language television news service — Ñuqanchik ('All of us' in Quechua) — went to air on the platforms of TV Peru and National Radio, the public broadcaster.
Why English Keeps On, Like, Totally Changing - New York Times
Imagine the progress of the English language as a moving train. It need not be a fast-moving train; in fact, it helps if you picture it chugging along majestically through a flat landscape. Our two authors are actively interested in observing the progress of the train.
“Contiguity Theory,” MIT linguist Norvin Richards’ new book, contends that the sounds of language are more crucial to syntax than we thought.
Baby names helping Indigenous languages live on
Although there are over 250 Indigenous languages, as many of those languages have become endangered families have turned to the use of traditional names as a method to help their language live on. Naming traditions in Indigenous Australia may vary widely from nation to nation. While some names and their meanings have been lost through colonisation and the continued use of English names, many nations still practice these traditions through naming ceremonies and other practices.
Exhibition will highlight B.C.’s native languages
In 2012, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council reached out to Jack Lohman at the Royal B.C. Museum after reading an article in this newspaper in which he talked about how he had been drawn to B.C. . . .
Confiant : « Rejeter nos langues nationales est un suicide »
Il y a 21 ans, l'écrivain et créoliste martiniquais, Raphaël CONFIANT, accordait, à l'occasion de la "Journée Internationale du Créole", l'interview ci-après à un blog sénégalais, AFRICANUS. C'était au tout début du développement de l'Internet sur le continent noir. Deux décennies plus tard et toujours au moment de cette journée de célébration de la langue créole, il ne retranche pas un mot de ce qu'il avait déclaré...
KTEI and Canadore launch Ontario’s first Anishinabemowin immersion ECE program
SHEGUIANDAH—Early childhood language learning can establish a foundation that will last a lifetime as young children are uniquely equipped to learn languages. With indigenous languages under pressure across the globe, and barely a handful of the hundreds of indigenous languages in North America expected to last into the next century, the clock is ticking on efforts to preserve and revitalize First Nations languages—but thanks to an historic collaboration between Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI) and Canadore College, new generations of early childhood educators will be uniquely equipped to join the front lines in shoring up Anishinabemowin.
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE INSIST ON EQUALITY OF ALL RIGHTS
Indigenous people, many who are victims of armed conflicts, corporate greed and rising economic inequalities, want greater participation in the United Nations while also calling to the international community to address their grievances.
Meet the last native speakers of Hawaiian
Hawaiian is often offered up as a language revitalization success story, a model for other endangered languages to follow. But language revitalization isn’t so simple. While activists are reviving the Hawaiian language, opening up pre-schools, teaching thousands of second language learners, there still is a small group of native speakers who have never lost the language, a group of native Hawaiians from the island of Niihau.
The secret history of grammaticalization
James McElvenny Universität Potsdam Research into grammaticalization has an established pedigree, first certified by Lehmann (2015: 1-9) and confirmed, with various additions, by Heine et al …
Índia de 81 anos cria dicionário para salvar o idioma de sua tribo - Galileu
Há pouco mais de 500 anos, quase 50 mil membros da tribo Wukchumi residiam na região que hoje faz parte do Condado de Tulare, na Califórnia. Com a chegada dos colonizadores europeus, o clã foi perdendo sua população e sua identidade. Hoje, estima-se que a tribo Wukchumi tenha apenas 200 membros.
Sounds Of The Pilbara II: Songs In Language finishes recording - WAM - West Australian Music
Groundbreaking collaboration with Celebrate WA and Karlka Nyiyaparli Aboriginal Corporation results in successful recording phase, capturing five different Indigenous languages and over 25 tracks, to be released mid-year on unique compilation. Over three weeks in a special studio setup in the Pilbara, WAM is excited to announce the recording process of the Sounds Of The Pilbara II: Songs in Language has finished.
Sådan gør du dig mere forståelig på fremmedsprog
At kunne kommunikere effektivt på et fremmed sprog er en udfordring for mange af os. Hvis du lige er kommet til et nyt land, kan det være nødvendigt at kunne udtrykke sig klart og forståeligt på et sprog, som ikke er dit modersmål.
Sprogvanskeligheder i børnehaveklassen
I over halvdelen af landets børnehaveklasser finder børnehaveklasselederne børn i sproglige vanskeligheder. Det viser evalueringen ’Sprogvurdering af alle skolestartere’, som EVA offentliggjorde 14. august 2014.
Computerspil gør børn bedre til engelsk
Hvis dine børn eller børnebørn bruger mange timer i ferien med at spille computerspil eventuelt sammen med andre på nettet, så glæd dig over, at de formentlig bliver bedre til engelsk.
Chimpanzee language: Communication gestures translated
Researchers say they have translated the meaning of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.
They say wild chimps communicate 19 specific messages to one another with a "lexicon" of 66 gestures. The scientists discovered this by following and filming communities of chimps in Uganda, and examining more than 5,000 incidents of these meaningful exchanges. The research is published in the journal Current Biology.
My language, Gathang
Jeremy Saunders has been re learning his language and teaching it to his community across the Mid North Coast. He says it's important to learn the local language of where you live to feel a connection to that land and to feel like you belong.
Learning second language 'slows brain ageing'
Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.
Researchers found that reading, verbal fluency and intelligence were improved in a study of 262 people tested either aged 11 or in their seventies.
A previous study suggested that being bilingual could delay the onset of dementia by several years.
Forskere hjælper børn med sprogvanskeligheder
Cirka hvert sjette danske barn har store sproglige vanskeligheder. Børnenes sprogvanskeligheder er blandet andet karakteriseret ved, at de har svært ved at lære at tale, og forstå hvad andre siger til dem. Derudover har børnene ofte svært ved at læse.
How we learn grammar
How do we humans end up using language in a way that conforms to grammatical rules? Recent research, using artificially designed languages, has disproved what many scientists used to think, that grammar and sentence order was learnt purely from habit: by listening to the way others speak.
Nearly lost language discovered in Hawai'i - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL
A dying language has been uncovered here in Hawai'i. Researchers are calling it's existence ground-breaking - especially considering how close it came to being lost forever. Now a team of experts are working together to revive Hawai'i Sign Language, the indigenous language of Deaf people in Hawai'i.