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Broaden students understanding of languages around the world and allow them to practice individually selected languages (Saying Hello In Each of Europe’s Many Languages

Hello – the hallmark start to any half-decent conversation or interaction across the world. Considering how universal the greeting is – it kinda makes sense there there should be just one way to say but having just one word to greet each other with would rob the world of it’s diversity (and us travellers of […]

How To Say "Hello" In 40 European Languages!

25 maps that explain the English language - English, like more than 400 other languages, is part of the Indo-European language family, sharing common roots not just with German and French but with Russian, Hindi, Punjabi, and Persian.

25 maps that explain the English language

Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree Old World Language Families

This picture shows the history and roots of many languages. Many of these have intermixed more than this graphic is capable of showing also.

language map for the Indo-European family, languages of the present and their ancestors back to Proto-Indo-European

Languages evolve just like living things. Long ago it was one language, but the groups split, we isolated, and words changed so much after a long time we couldn't understand each other (this splits again and again). This parent-child relationship creates "families", just like people families look alike, language families have similar sounds; it is easier to learn a second language from your same language "family" than from another. Modern English's family "tree" is Indo European!

The Indo-European Language Family Tree. Relations among some of the languages in the Indo-European family.

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture

German architecture and history is unlike anything one would find in the States and would minimize the social distance between the language learner and the culture of Germany once they can actually see it with their own eyes.

Indo-European languages. With migration, changes in language occured, becoming less and less diverse the farther humans migrated from southwestern Africa. As populations settled, so did the languages they spoke, creating what we now know as Indo-European languages.

This is a map showing all of the migration and the more of it the less because there was different langues

Infographic on the origins of words and quirky language facts to celebrate European Day of Languages!

To mark the Council of Europe' s celebration of linguistic diversity, we' ve prepared a special selection of resources including quizzes and an infographic to help you celebrate!

[HowStuffWorks: How German Traditions Work (Via Frau Dernley - "German" board)]

How German Traditions Work

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The evolution of "two" in various Indo-European languages

The evolution of "two" in various Indo-European languages