[Edling] How to put some Romansh into your life

Hartmut Haberland hartmut at ruc.dk
Sat Jan 30 16:06:53 UTC 2016


Ainu a Japanese dialect? Then Welsh would be an English dialect!
Hartmut



Den 30/01/2016 kl. 14.21 skrev Francis Hult <francis.hult at englund.lu.se<mailto:francis.hult at englund.lu.se>>:


The Guardian



How to put some Romansh into your life



If French, Spanish and Italian aren’t challenging enough, here are some tips about learning a minority, endangered or little-taught language...



Under-resourced languages such as minority languages (spoken by a minority of the population of a territory, such as Romansh in Switzerland, Moldovan in Ukraine and Galician in Spain), endangered languages (like Ainu, a Japanese dialect considered one of the world’s rarest and most threatened) and languages that simply fail to generate enough interest to merit adequate learning tools, may initially seem like a huge task to take on.



This should not be a reason to give up on your goal, though. From thinking critically about your reasons for learning, to scouting out websites that suit your preferred learning style, here are some ideas than might help you along the way.



Full story:
http://www.theguardian.com/media/mind-your-language/2016/jan/08/how-to-put-some-romansh-into-your-life

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