Organised by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre (ALC), the Al Ain Book Festival 2022 (Nov. 14 – 20) had welcomed over 74,000 visitors for hundreds of performances, seminars and workshops across five cultural locations in the emirate.
Every morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read, write and speak German.
Twenty-six per cent of the respondents however, were furious when people used the word “expresso” instead of “espresso”.
One visit to Qasr Al Watan is never enough to take it all in: the Palace of the Nation provides an enriching experience that takes visitors on a cultural journey to explore the wonders of Arabian culture and artistry, artefacts and Islamic art.
The young African American woman has been deaf since birth, and uses her large online following to promote her little-known dialect: Black American Sign Language.
The research by Australian National University (ANU) found that of the world's 7,000 recognised languages, around half are currently endangered - with 1,500 particularly at risk.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy slams Bollywood star over stance on Hindi, saying, "India is a garden of many languages. Ajay Devgn has spoken like a mouthpiece of BJP and its Hindi nationalism."
A team of Sign Language interpreters is bringing smiles on the faces of the people of determination at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Are presiding officers of the two houses of India’s Parliament trying to shield the Narendra Modi government by raising a firewall against criticism?
Languages are funny things. Even when two or more countries speak the same language, they may sometimes still not be able to understand each other. This can happen in French, Arabic and definitely English. Not only do accents vary from country to country when the same language is being spoken by a native speaker so do words and phrases.