Endangered languages and the media

proceedings of the Fifth FEL Conference, Agadir, Morocco, 20-23 September 2001
  • 131 Pages
  • 0.52 MB
  • English
Foundation for Endangered Languages , Bath
Linguistic minorities -- Congresses., Language maintenance -- Congresses., Mass media and minorities -- Congre
Statementeditors, Christopher Moseley, Nicholas Ostler, Hassan Ouzzate.
ContributionsMoseley, Christopher., Ostler, Nicholas., Ouzzate, Hassan., Foundation for Endangered Languages.
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18819352M
ISBN 100953824837

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The BoKFile Size: 8MB. This book provides an overview of the issues surrounding language loss. It brings together work by theoretical linguists, field linguists, and non-linguist members of minority communities to provide an integrated view of how language is lost, from sociological and economic as well as from linguistic perspectives.

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While communication in these types of languages is important, media can help promulgate them. Music is especially important. Endangered languages and the media: proceedings of the Fifth FEL Conference, Agadir, Morocco, September Author: Christopher Moseley ; Nicholas Ostler ; Hassan Ouzzate ; Foundation for Endangered Languages.

Endangered Languages Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalisation Edited by Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank. A British Academy Publication. Proceedings of the British Academy. Includes case studies of language endangerment and revitalisation; Includes critical analysis of existing literature and corrects deficiencies.

endangerment: what it means to be an endangered (or extinct) language, how a language becomes endangered and how it can be saved. I also address what the loss of a language can mean, both for a culture and for the field of linguistics.

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If that situation changes, stable languages still have the possibility of declining until they are endangered.

Institutional languages are least likely to become endangered – they have been adopted by governments, schools, mass media, and more. The Red Book of Endangered Languages was published by UNESCO and collected a comprehensive list of the world's endangered languages.

It has been replaced by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger. An especially appealing feature of the book is its coverage of case studies from widely varying locations and situations – British Sign Language, languages of Oceania and of the Amazon, several East African languages, and Jewish languages.

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She is the author of Language is Music (in English, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish) about how to use music & other media to learn foreign languages and the book. Yiddish in the 21st Century: New Media to the Rescue of Endangered Languages: /ch This chapter offers the first scholarly analysis of teaching the Yiddish language in the digital age, and argues that new media have a tremendous potentialAuthor: Agnieszka Legutko.

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Most of the 7, languages spoken in the world today will vanish before the end of this century, taking with them cultural traditions from all over the world, as well as linguistic structures that would have improved our understanding of the universality and variability of human language.

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“Fellow-combatants!” the men exhorted. “A mother tongue is a human birthright. Lately, I have begun to see more and more posts published to social media about dying or even dead languages. I don't have personal interest in endangered languages, but I can understand if some people might find it worrying or even go to great lengths to try and revive these extinct or near-extinct languages.