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· September, 2009

Stories about Language from September, 2009

Japan: Lessons in Communication from the Hatoyama Essay

When an online Op-Ed piece by current Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama appeared in the New York Times just days before the Lower House elections last month, national reaction ranged from...

Morocco: Teaching Tamazight

Bangladesh: The Importance Of Learning A Foreign Language

China: Crowd sourced translation and the issue of copyright

Laos: Monk Chat Blog

India: Bangla Blogs

Dominican Republic: three poets

Suriname: a word for freedom

Hungary: Finno-Ugric or Indo-European?

Moldova: The Language Issue

Jamaica: Truth & Laughter

Jamaica, Barbados: Sandiford Speaks

Belarus: Google Translations

Maldives: Arabization Of Dhivehi Language

Bahamas: International Literacy Day

Palestine: A Change Of Language

Myanmar: “I'm your doll” phrase

Translator of the week: Boukary Konaté in Mali

Boukary Konaté teaches French and English in a high school in Mali. Joining Global Voices in French has steered him onto a new path: he is now involved in Web...

Morocco: Teaching “Berber” in Schools

A BBC News piece on the teaching of "Berber" languages in Morocco has got the blogoma talking. The article, which outlines the educational options for learning and studying the language,...

Jamaica: Reggae Shows Cancelled

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