Tribute to ‘Mother Languages’ fosters respect for cultural diversity

Tribute to ‘Mother Languages’ fosters respect for cultural diversity

Michael Wood Wellington, February 21, 2019 ‘International Mother Language Day’ is being observed today, (Thursday, October 21) to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism worldwide. The term ‘Mother Tongue’ or ‘Mother Language’ is used for the language that a person learnt as a child at home (usually from their parents). Children growing up in bilingual homes can,…

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