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Celebrating International Mother Language Day!

Promoting linguistic and cultural diversity, UNESCO's International Mother Language Day is celebrating its 16th year this February 21! #language

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Learn how to speak the Tagalog language with Eton Institute's phrasebooks! Tip: Use the transliteration (in red) to perfect your pronunciation.

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16 German Words That Perfectly Describe How You Feel Right Now

16 German Words That Perfectly Describe How You Feel Right Now Even if you aren't learning German, this list is just plain funny! :'D ^ ^

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International Mother Language Day has been celebrated every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This year the theme of the International Mother Language day is “Mother tongue instruction and inclusive education”. UNESCO highlights the importance of mother tongue as part of the right to education and encourages its member states to promote instruction and education in the mother tongue.

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In Chinese a Gecko is a "Wall Tiger." 墙壁 qiángbì = Wall Important note: 墙 qiáng is a more commonly used word for wall, but 壁 bì also means wall. You will normally see 壁 together with 墙.

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This is great. It's interesting that it works in the Germanic language English and the Romance languages Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. I wonder if that because Purgatory comes from Latin and that's the base for Romance Languages? Must be the same for cats too...

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