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How to Keep Your Language Alive: A Commonsense Approach to One-on-One Language L

By: Hinton, Leanne/Vera, Matt/Stee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HEYDAY BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781890771423

ISBN: 1890771422

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Nonfiction. Reference. Language Arts. HOW TO KEEP YOUR LANGUAGE ALIVE is a manual for students of all languages, from Yurok to Yiddish, Washoe to Welsh, complete with exercises that can--and should--be done in the most ordinary of settings. Awash in worldwide accounts of dying languages, author Leanne Hinton and a group of dedicated language activists are doing something about it: they have created a master-apprentice language program, a one-on-one approach that has been remarkably successful in ensuring that new speakers will take the place of those, often elderly, who are fluent in endangere... View more info