Speaking 1 Language

Andre Cramblit andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Sun Aug 13 15:45:37 UTC 2006

Talk of the Nation
Steven Bird
* Associate Professor, Linguistics
* Associate Director and Senior Researcher, Linguistics Data  
Consortium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jerold Edmondson
* Professor, Linguistics, University of Texas, Arlington, Arlington,  

Lawrence Kaplan
* Director, Alaska Native Language Center
* Professor, Linguistics, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Faibanks,  

Some linguists predict that by the end of this century half of the  
languages now spoken in the world will be extinct. In this hour,  
we'll look at the world's endangered and dying languages. How is a  
culture shaped by its language? Does it really matter if we all speak  
the same language one day?

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