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The UN English Language Day is observed every year on 23rd of April to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization. These are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. For the English language, 23 April was chosen because it is the ..
Topics: Arabic • Arabic language • Cultural diversity • Culture • English language • Language • Language acquisition • Multilingualism • Official language • UN Arabic Language Day • UN Chinese Language Day • UN English Language Day
The International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is observed every year on 21st of February to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Since 2019 is also the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL19), the theme of this year’s IMLD is “Indigenous Languages as a factor in development, peace and reconciliation”. At least 43% of the ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Cultural diversity • First language • International Mother Language Day • International Year of Indigenous Languages • Language acquisition • Languages • Linguistic rights • Multilingual Education • Multilingualism • Sociolinguistics
Odisha Govrnement comes out with lexicons of 21 rare tribal languages to preserve vanishing native languages in State
The Odisha government has come out with lexicons of 21 rare tribal languages to preserve vanishing native languages in State with largest tribal diversity. The bilingual tribal dictionaries will be used in Multilingual Education (MLE) initiated by the State government at the elementary level in tribal-dominated districts. The bilingual tribal dictionaries for MLE and trilingual ..