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16 June 2020

One of the most helpful ways to understand how languages are related to each other is to think of them as families, where closely linked ‘family members’ share more in common than distant relations – just like a family tree, where languages are grouped based on common linguistic ancestors.

In this article, we explore the way languages are linked through their family histories, with a special focus on the Indo-European family (home to English and many other European languages).

28 March 2018

Whether you are a teacher, translator, traveler, learner, or language enthusiast, you can agree that languages are a fascinating feature of our daily lives. Hearing a foreign tongue sparks a curiosity and interest that only comes with such subtle mystery. […]

21 September 2016

Created by Alberto Lucas López for the South China Morning Post, this infographic is an artistic representation of the 4.1 billion people whose native tongue is from the 23 most spoken languages. Underneath, it also has a few other graphs […]

19 August 2016

The Evolution of the English Language and How Technology Will Shape Its Future – Part 1 (published on 12 August 2016) English might not be the most widely spoken language in the world by sheer numbers – that laurel goes […]

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