What do writing systems tell us about language? Better understand why writing actually tells us more about human ingenuity in communication than it tells us about spoken language. Close with a consideration of the cultural importance of language, its preservation and loss, and the realities of a more linguistically homogeneous future.
Language Families of the World. Episode 34, Language Families and Writing Systems.
The Great Courses, 2019.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.
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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2019.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
McWhorter, John, film director.
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