Last Words: The World’s Dying and Disappearing Languages | PART 2

The numbers are astonishing: around 200 different languages ​​are spoken in Europe alone, and over 7,000 worldwide. But many of them are considered threatened. Due to globalization and networking, world languages ​​such as English, Spanish or Chinese are becoming more … Continue reading Last Words: The World’s Dying and Disappearing Languages | PART 2

Last Words: The World’s Dying and Disappearing Languages | PART 1

There are currently just under 7,000 languages. But UNESCO estimates that only half of them will exist by the end of the 21st century. The various languages ​​ensure cultural biodiversity and significantly shape the identity of a culture. But what happens to a culture when a language disappears? And what can be done about extinction? Continue reading Last Words: The World’s Dying and Disappearing Languages | PART 1