Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Calls for Concerted Efforts to Save the World’s Mother Tongues

24 February 2017 (Friday)

18 February 2017 (Saturday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, raises the alarm on the rapid loss of languages, and urges for recognition of all languages as a means of promoting cultural diversity and multilingualism in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Ahead of International Mother Language Day, on February 21, we take a look at the role of our native tongues and why up to 90 per cent of more than 6,000 spoken languages are at risk of extinction”

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Source: SCMP