Mari C. Jones,Sarah Ogilvie's Keeping Languages Alive: Documentation, Pedagogy and PDF

By Mari C. Jones,Sarah Ogilvie

a few of the world's languages have diminishing numbers of audio system and are at risk of falling silent. all over the world, a wide physique of linguists are participating with participants of indigenous groups to maintain those languages alive. aware that their paintings can be utilized by destiny speech groups to benefit, train and revitalise their languages, students face new demanding situations within the approach they assemble fabrics and within the manner they current their findings. This quantity discusses present efforts to list, acquire and archive endangered languages in conventional and new media that may help destiny language newbies and audio system. Chapters are written via teachers operating within the box of language endangerment and in addition by way of indigenous humans operating 'at the coalface' of language help and upkeep. protecting Languages Alive is a must-read for researchers in language documentation, language typology and linguistic anthropology.

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