How to read modern languages

The modern languages community has been abuzz about how linguists are changing their thinking.The rise of the Internet has brought new audiences to language and media studies, and the ability to make connections between people has made the language of the 21st century even more accessible to the general public.In this article, we take a […]

When you need to know the names of all the modern languages in Africa

As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, I thought it might be fun to create a list of all modern languages spoken in Africa.¬†As I have said, the first list was a great success, so I decided to make another list.I did not create this list to give the […]

Australian signs, the modern languages

Sign language is now a popular language in Australia, with Australians adopting the language to communicate with one another.But the language has a long way to go before it’s widely adopted.A study by the University of Sydney and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation found that about 50% of Australians do not understand the meaning of signs, […]