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Organizations relating to Languages

Esperanto - USA / Est. 1952
Asian Studies Association of Australia / Perth, Australia / Est. 1976
International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures / Turku, Finland / Est. 1928
National Council for Languages and International Studies / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1981
Europe de l\'enseignement agronomique / Tulln, Austria / Est. 1993
International Federation of Language Teacher Associations / London, UK / Est. 1931
TESOL International Association / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1966
Nordic Language Convention / Est. 1981
Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France / Paris, France / Est. 1966
Universal Networking Digital Language Foundation / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2001
Foundation for Endangered Languages / Hungerford, UK / Est. 1996
European Centre for Modern Languages / Graz, Austria / Est. 1994
Esperantic Studies Foundation / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1968
SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Educational Personnel in Language / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 2009
International Association of Chinese Linguistics / Kowloon, Hong Kong / Est. 1992
Celtic Congress / Douglas, UK / Est. 1902
Sesiones Pedagógicas para Docentes e Investigatores del Francés Lengua Extranjera
Association for the Study of Language In Prehistory / West Newton MA, USA / Est. 1986
UNESCO International Research Network on Educational Resources / Braunschweig, Germany / Est. 1992
Mercator European Network for Documentation and Information on Lesser-Used Languages / Aberystwyth, UK
Centre international de langue et civilisation, Saint-Etienne / Saint-Etienne, France / Est. 1976
Modern Language Association of America / New York NY, USA / Est. 1883
Arab World Institute / Paris, France / Est. 1980
Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America / Austin TX, USA / Est. 2000
Permanent Liaison Committee of EU Speech and Language Therapists and Logopedists / Twann-Tüscherz, Switzerland / Est. 1988

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World Problems relating to Languages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Language as a barrier to communication
Discrimination against minority languages
Skin colour prejudice
Language discrimination in politics
Insufficient translation into minority languages
Violence along internal borders
Limited verbal skills
Multiplicity of languages in a national setting
Denial of right of peoples to use their own language
Cultural domination through language
Bilingual education
Obscurantism
Profanity
Discriminatory use of language
Incomprehensibility of specialized jargon
Endangered unwritten languages
Lack of an acceptable universal language
Inappropriate assumption of reality articulation through language
Excessive use of acronyms and abbreviations
Unethical use of language
Exclusive patterns of communication
Slang
Lack of semantic equivalents among languages
Unparliamentary behaviour
Pursuit of personal prestige

Action Strategies relating to Languages

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Recording dying languages
Conserving endangered languages
Promoting use of English as common global language
Strengthening multi-language literacy prowess
Abstaining from semantic equivalents between languages
Respecting individual language rights
Learning basic linguistic skills
Reducing global linguistic attrition
Providing sufficient semantic equivalents between languages
Grasping sounds inventory
Studying historical linguistics
Transcribing language phonetically
Promoting regional languages
Spatial ordering
Reducing discriminatory use of language
Individualizing languages
Using specialized jargon
Accommodating multiplicity of official languages
Teaching russian language
Expressing reality through language
Campaigning against indecent language
Demonstrating need for ordered language
Uniting by language
Studying russian language
Using acronyms and abbreviations

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