Languages are disappearing.

In the next hundred years, half the world’s languages may be gone. But is this really a problem? What do we lose when we lose a language? And can the process be halted?

We catch up with linguist Nick Evans, author of Dying Words, on this episode of Talk the Talk.


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About Dr Evans
http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/people/personal/evann_ling.php

Link to the book: Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have to Tell Us
http://www.amazon.com/Dying-Words-Endangered-Languages-Language/dp/0631233067