Element III Language Extinction
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What do we lose ( ) a language dies? It is our belief that we lose ( ) ( ) the cultural practices and traditions of that society, ( ) ( ) the knowledge that the society has accumulated ( ) ( ) . ( ) ( ) ( ) the knowledge that is lost, we also lose the diversity that (makeを適切な形にしなさい) the world such an interesting place.
( ) then becomes important ( ) understand ( ) can be done ( ) protect the world’s languages. There are two main active approaches to ( ) ( ) endangered languages. One approach is language preservation. This is often done when the language has been reduced ( ) very few (liveを適切な形にしなさい) speakers. Linguists try to record ( ) ( ) information about the language and culture ( ) is possible, ( ) ( ) ( ) language death.
The other is language revitalization. This is done when there is awareness ( ) the linguistic community ( ) the need ( ) promote the language. The linguistic community must take an active role ( ) ( ) that the language is used in the home, in education, in trade, and in the media.
As ( ) ( ) ( )
communities of endangered languages realize the importance of (preserveを適切な形にしなさい)
the language and culture of their people ( ) future
generations, more languages ( ) ( )
( ) be saved. ( ) is possible
( ) bring a language back ( )
near extinction. However, it requires efforts ( )
all sides, (includeを適切な形にしなさい) learners, the elders, the government and