THE NATURE OF LANGUAGE DEATH . Summary of David Crystal (2000). Language death . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dr. Alicia Pousada 2007. I. What is language death?. The language pool The size of the problem Levels of danger. II. Why should we care?. Because we need diversity
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Summary of David Crystal (2000). Language death. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Dr. Alicia Pousada 2007
cultural milieu of language
Professor Juan de Dios Yapita Moya, Bolivian linguist and Aymara speaker.
Endangered languages progress if speakers:
Recent demonstrations on Mother Tongue Day by speakers of the Hindko language in Peshawar, Pakistan, a population of 3,000,000 speakers as of 1993.
Eliezer ben Yehudah, Jerusalem, 1921
German missionaries, Clamor Schürmann and Christian Teichelmann, learned and described the Kaurna language. In 1839, they published a grammar, vocabulary of about 2,000 words, and about 200 translated sentences.
Reduction of Cornish-speaking areas