LINGUIST List 23.902

Wed Feb 22 2012

Media: Focus on languages on International Mother Languages Day

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>



Date: 22-Feb-2012
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Focus on languages on International Mother Languages Day
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In honor of International Mother Languages Day, celebrated on February 21,countries turn their focus to languages. A couple examples of countriessupporting language study:

Armenia's Parliament held a special meeting to commemorate the work scholarshave done on preserving Armenian: http://www.parliament.am/news.php?cat_id=2&NewsID=5027&year=2012&month=02&day=21&lang=eng

The Bureau of Ghana Languages urges schools and the Ministry of Culture toconcentrate on actively supporting native language use in education and publicrealms: http://gbcghana.com/index.php?id=1.793177

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

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