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· July, 2009

Stories about Language from July, 2009

Sri Lanka: English Language Standards

Jamaica: On Writing

What is Team Building in the Filipino Language?

The Balkans: Language Issue

China: Chinese Internet Memes For 2009

Turkey: The Turkish of Dr. Oz

China: Memorable Quotations from Qin Gang

Syria: Focus on Ability

Pakistan: Urdu Transliteration Tool

Africa: Challenges for African language study in America

India: No shortcuts please, this is business!

India: How History helped shape ‘Indian English’

Arab World: Trouble for Gay Travels in the Muslim World

The first gay book to have been ever translated into Arabic after being originally printed in English has run into problems straight off the press. Katharine Ganly reports on blogger...

India:Vandalism of Tamil-Brahmi sites

Guyana: Writing's Purpose

Russia-Ukraine: State, nation and language

Jamaica: Who's “Bad”?

Morocco: Learning Arabic

Azerbaijan: Alphabet(s)

Japan: Eight endangered languages in the Japanese archipelago

In February UNESCO presented the Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger, giving an accurate and worrying description of the languages considered endangered (about 2,500). Among these eight belong to...

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