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The country of language

by Scott R. Sanders

  • 355 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Milkweed Editions, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Minneapolis, MN, Emeryville, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sanders, Scott R. 1945-,
    • Sanders, Scott R. 1945- -- Knowledge -- Language and languages,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Language and culture -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementScott Russell Sanders.
      SeriesThe Credo series, Credo series (Minneapolis, Minn.)
      ContributionsMilkweed Editions (Firm : Minneapolis, Minn.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.A5137 Z465 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL34405M
      ISBN 101571312293, 1571312307
      LC Control Number99018336

      Our mission is simple: We open the world through education. For over 50 years, millions of students have traveled abroad with us to learn a language and become immersed in a new culture. Today, students from over countries study one of 11 languages at EF's 52 International Language Campuses in 21 countries around the world.   Learning a foreign language is one of those things that people hope to accomplish one day, whether they’re an avid traveler or not. It opens up conversation with millions more people in the world, is a fantastic addition to any job resume and quite the personal success.. No one method of learning a language is the best, but one thing is certain, studying a language abroad is more ideal .

      Countries of the World Includes country language attribute for countries - I believe either point or poly; has points for admin1 if you are looking subnational. Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone Uses the CAMEO taxonomy which I believe includes language but you'll have to check. Writing systems by language. This is a list of the languages featured on Omniglot arranged by the writing systems with which they are written. This is not an exhaustive list of all the languages written with each writing system, but mainly the ones that appear on Omniglot.

        Elkhorn Books is an online bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. We have been selling books on the internet since Our primary focus is scholarly non-fiction. This includes religion, bibliography, science, and classical studies. Approximately one-third of these books are in a foreign language. We are continually adding books to our inventory. Amazon sites in each country and their languages. It can be confusing to try to navigate an Amazon site - any Amazon site - in a foreign language. Here’s a list of each national Amazon site, and the languages in which it’s available.


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