The Resource Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death

Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death

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Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death
Title
Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death
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Summary
It is predicted that within a century more than half of the worlds languages will become extinct, but as languages are lost, new ones emerge naturally or are constructed. In this program, Noam Chomsky; Esperantist Thomas Eccard; endangered languages researcher Peter Ladefoged, and others provide insights into the language life cycle. Topics include constructed languages such as Esperanto, language endangerment and preservation, and the role of globalization in language obsolescence. The experts also discuss current language trends and offer their opinions on which languages may emerge as front-runners in the future
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VDU
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Syncopated Productions in 2007
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Christene
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
48
Technique
live action
Label
Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death
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  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource (streaming video file)
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unknown
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online
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1139280
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921960049
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1139280
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 5 Life and Death
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1139280
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921960049
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1139280
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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