Tilting at linguistic windmills: a million Welsh speakers
Internationally, governments concerned at improving the condition of a particular language, or languages, have increasingly adopted language strategies as a means of organising their policy


Linguistic Divesity growing fast in Australia
Australia is becoming more linguistically diverse. The latest census data shows an increase in the number of people who speak a language other than English


Bilingual Ottawa bill could cause legal problems
A provincial law to officially recognize the bilingualism of Ottawa may not be necessary, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. Liberal MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers recently


The Danish language’s irritable vowel syndrome
It’s not because Danish kids are dumb, or because Croatian kids are geniuses. It’s because Danish has too many vowel sounds, according to Dorthe Bleses,


The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood
A French linguist named Jules Gilliéron began charting regional dialects on maps. Lovely and rich with detail, his earliest maps disappeared over time because of


How our everyday language has cheapened
I am no saint when it comes to language. I’m embarrassed to say it but when I missed a plane recently through no fault of


Nepal launches Chinese language classes to boost tourism
Nepal and China have launched a programme to offer free training to up to 200 tourism entrepreneurs in Mandarin to attract more foreign visitors from


Cloud Based Language Learning 2017 Global Market to Reach US $6 billion and Growing at a CAGR of 6.05% by 2021
The report also provides market share and profiles the key vendors operating in the Worldwide Cloud Based Language Learning Market and further shows a detailed