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"Although English is now the scientific lingua franca, in the past many languages were used for communicating scientific results"

http://www.wsj.com/articles/they-really-do-speak-another-language-1434741494
Laura J. Snyder reviews “Scientific Babel: How Science Was Done Before and After Global English” by Michael D. Gordin.
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Are you fluent in feline, or does your cat leave you puzzled? Here are some tips to decode the language of the cat:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3125574/Can-speak-CAT-decode-moggie-s-body-language.html
Animal behaviour expert and Californian vet Dr Gary Weitzman reveals the language of cats - from what their purring means and how the twitching of their whiskers and tales can reveal their thoughts.
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It's Where are we Wednesday! Do you recognize this famous gate?
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Swiss German is spoken by about 65% of the Swiss population and is spoken in 11 out of the 23 cantons. Pimsleur's Swiss German uses speakers with urban intonation and pronunciation spoken in cities such as St. Gallen, Zürich, and Basel.

Try a #free lesson of Swiss German today! https://soundcloud.com/paul-pimsleur/swiss-german-free-lesson-level-1

Learn more at: http://www.pimsleur.com/Learn-Swiss-German

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Swiss German Free Lesson Level 1
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It's Where are We Wednesday! Do you recognize this famous Ferris wheel?
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Scientists are exploring what makes certain languages more or less difficult to learn, based on your mother tongue. http://www.medicaldaily.com/leaving-mother-tongue-why-languages-are-so-hard-learn-and-which-are-easiest-332784
Picking up a new language requires constructing brand new linguistic structures in the brain, and some are easier to build than others.
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It's Where are We Wednesday! Do you recognize this famous building?
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Ukrainian, a Slavic language, is the mother tongue of more than 50 million people. Pimsleur's Ukrainian teaches Standard Ukrainian, the official state language.

Try a free lesson of Pimsleur's Ukrainian today: https://soundcloud.com/paul-pimsleur/ukrainian-free-lesson-level-1

Learn more at: http://www.pimsleur.com/learn-ukrainian

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Can you imagine this as a Pimsleur course? "In the mountains and ravines of La Gomera, in the Canary Islands, a language of whistles has been used for centuries to transmit long distance messages with amazing accuracy."

http://theweek.com/articles/559891/language-based-only-whistles
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Hanna Koper, 95, and her two siblings are thought to be last remaining speakers of an Ancient African language called N|uu. N|uu is the oldest surviving San language, and they are working with linguists to preserve it.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/09/sisters-fight-to-save-ancient-african-language-extinction-nuu-san
Hanna Koper, 95, and her two siblings thought to be last remaining speakers of N|uu and are working with linguists to preserve oldest surviving San language
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"Languages offer, and allow us to articulate, other ways of looking at the universe. A culture can’t live without its language. "

See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/jack-knox-one-woman-s-fight-to-save-a-language-not-just-a-blanket-1.1962082#sthash.PihlZ43w.dpuf
It was from her grandfather that Joye Walkus learned her first words of Kwak’wala. Colours. Facial features. How to count to 10. “I knew the names of the fingers on my hand,” the Port Hardy . . .
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Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken by approximately ten million people, primarily in #Sweden and parts of #Finland. Pimsleur's Swedish teaches the standard Swedish, called Rikssvenska, which evolved from the dialects spoken around Stockholm.

Try a free lesson of #Swedish today: https://soundcloud.com/paul-pimsleur/swedish-free-lesson-level-1

Learn more at: http://www.pimsleur.com/Learn-Swedish
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Swedish Free Lesson Level 1
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