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Simon Ager
Works at Omniglot Ltd
Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Gaan Khaa - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/gaankhaa.htm
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Filipinyin - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/filipinyin.htm
The Filipinyin script is a modified version of Babaybayin for Filipino / Tagalog invented by Tim Liwang.
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New Tower of Babel translations on Omniglot: Adi and Nivaclé - http://www.omniglot.com/babel/adi.htm, http://www.omniglot.com/babel/nivacle.htm
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New numbers page on Omniglot: Toki Pona - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/tokipona.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Amele - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/amele.htm
Amele is a Trans-New Guinea language spoken in Madang Province of Papua New Guinea.
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New page on Omniglot: numbers in Kokborok (ককবরক) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/kokborok.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Rade (klei Êđê) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/rade.htm
Rade is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in southern Vietnam by about 180,000 people.
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New numbers page on Omniglot: Paama / Paamese - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/paama.htm
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Dhao is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in Ndao Island in the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia by about 5,000 people.
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New article on Omniglot: First Words - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/firstwords.htm
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New Tower of Babel translation on Omniglot: Pennsylvania German (Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch) http://www.omniglot.com/babel/pennsylvaniagerman.htm
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Linguist
Employment
  • Omniglot Ltd
    Linguist, 2008 - present
    Maintaining and developing Omniglot.com, the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages, answers questions from visitors, learning languages.
  • Study Group International
    Web Developer, 1999 - 2008
    Developing and maintaining multilingual websites.
  • British Council
    Various, 1994 - 1998
    Worked as an education counsellor, external liaison officer, IT manager and web consultant.
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Currently
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Previously
Brighton, East Sussex, England - Taipei, Taiwan - Osaka, Japan - Leeds, West Yorkshire, England - Jersey, Channel Islands - L'Isle-en-Dodon, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Sévignac-le-Pas, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, England - Maidenhead, Berkshire, England - Eskdale, Cumbria, England - Silverdale, Lancashire, England
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One language is never enough / Dydy un iaith byth yn ddigon
Introduction
I make my living from Omniglot.com, a website about languages, and spend the rest of my time learning languages, making music, singing, writing songs, reading, juggling, procrastinating, day dreaming and so on.
Education
  • Bangor University
    Linguistics, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Leeds
    Chinese & Japanese, 1989 - 1993
  • National Taiwan Normal University
    Chinese, 1993 - 1994
  • Kansai Gaidai University
    Japanese, 1991 - 1991
  • National Chengchi University
    Chinese, 1990 - 1990
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AFP 24 - Simon Ager: Omniglot and minority languages
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Simon Ager, founder of Omniglot, comes onto the show to talk about his language learning experiences as well as discussing how he learns lan

Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages
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Why the UK can, and should, make space for our indigenous minority languages