Stories about Language from July, 2016
This is Concurso Nacional de Deletreo en Español, the National Spanish Spelling Bee.
What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? Where do they belong?
Students "who do not speak the language,” the school's director says, are better off “remaining silent.” According to reports, students caught speaking any language other than Portuguese are fined.
Australia's children are being invited to translate a song into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages for an internet video competition promoting linguistic diversity.
The Peruvian Amazon is revealed as an area of great potential for the community of software 'developers' in the region.
An online "talking dictionary" is attempting to preserve the Ainu language spoken by the indigenous inhabitants of Japan's northeastern island of Hokkaido.