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Dying Languages

History Buffs Race To Save A Rare Dialect From Total Extinction

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts

OLD MINES, Mo. (AP) — A small circle of history researchers is racing to capture the last remnants of a little-known French dialect that endures in ...

Using Big Data To Save A Language

Nataly Kelly | Posted 04.11.2013 | TED Weekends
Nataly Kelly

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoWith a large enough dataset, all a language really needs is a community of motivated users in order to stay alive -- or even to come back from the dead.

Colorado Congress Of Foreign Teachers Awards Innovation Grant To Boulder Waldorf Teacher

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The dearth of emphasis on foreign languages in American schools is no secret. The American education system's seeming lack of interest in teaching se...

New World Atlas Shows Endangered Languages

AP | DHEEPTHI NAMASIVAYAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Only one native speaker of Livonian remains on Earth, in Latvia. The Alaskan language Eyak went extinct last year when its last survivin...