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Language in a Changing World

World Languages If you were to guess, how many languages would you estimate are in the world? 400? 1000? 5000?! There are about an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, with that number changing every year[2]! We are constantly learning about new languages, languages…

August 20, 2019
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Where to Learn Fantasy Languages

Want to learn Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic? Most of us know that learning an Earth language these days can only be a click or a download away. Between apps, websites, school programs, etc. there are numerous resources and ways to learn an Earth language.…

May 14, 2019
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The Loss of Indigenous Languages – Video

Language means so much more than communication between people – it represents culture, history, tradition and identity. According to UNESCO, there are more than 6000 languages in the world today. A startling fact is that about 97% of the world speaks just 4% of…

March 26, 2019
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How to Create Your Own Fictional Language

Did you know that roughly 40% of the world can only speak one language? While about the same amount of people speak two languages fluently, less than 1% speak more than 5 languages! Every language has its own history, its own personality, and has evolved greatly…

March 5, 2019
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Express Love in New Languages – Video

Do you ever wonder how to say common phrases such as “I love you” in other languages around the globe? Here’s the thing: There are many ways to express love besides those three English words. Sure, we could directly translate “I love you” into other languages…

February 14, 2019
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Which Language Is Richest In Words?

Have you heard language experts say that English has more words than other languages? The claim is made but it’s practically impossible to verify. Steven Frank, the author of The Pen Commandments claims that English has 500,000 words with German having about 135,000 and…

March 7, 2018