Teachers’ Portal

This page contains materials and links on language endangerment and language documentation for school and university teachers.

Linguistic Diversity

It is estimated that currently about 7000 languages are spoken around the world. Only a small portion of them has been studies thouroughly by linguists. Find out more:

Language Endangerment

Many of the languages of the world are in a state of critical endangerment and will disappear before the turn of the century. Find out more:

Language Documentation

Linguist work on documenting languages try to preserve as much information as possible about the structures of a language and its use in context. Find out more:

Lesson examples

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