Mexico language changes, new vocabulary, new spelling

NEW YORK—The Mexican language, which was once known as Xochimilco, is changing.The new version of the language will be called Xochimiento, the Mexican word for “people,” and the spelling will be pronounced “ZO-chimm.”The new spelling is due to take effect in March, the government said in a news release on Tuesday.Mexicans will no longer have […]

How I became a sign language interpreter for a major Australian television show

Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, April 04, 2018 08:07:59  The interview is actually for a movie called  The Sign Language  and it’s in a documentary format so there isn’t much context.The subject is sign language as a means to communicate with people who can’t read or understand it.The first thing the interviewer asks about is how the […]

Chinese officials sign landmark accord with Ngāi Tahu, Maori, Hainanese communities

HANOVER, New Zealand – Chinese officials on Thursday signed a landmark agreement to create a new, official language for Ngāngahu people, the Maori language.Under the agreement, Ngāu Tahu and Maori will be formally recognised as a single community in Ngāti Tahu’s territory and will have a collective name, Ngai Tahu.Ngā Ngai Tuahua, Ngaitūtō and Ngai […]

How to read a person first language

Zulu is the official language in South Africa.In South Africa, most of the population is Zulu-speaking.But for people of color, Zulu often does not have the same linguistic and cultural representation as white South Africans.The Zulu Language and Literacy Act of 1998, which became law in South African law in 1999, required the South African […]