extinct language: a language that was once spoken but is no longer in use.
pidgin language: a language in a simplified form
lingua franca: a language of international communication
ebonics: a language spoken by african americans
isolated language: a language unrelated to any other therefore not attached to any language family.
Hebrew: Reviving Extinct Languages
Hebrew diminished in the fourth century B.C. & was only used for jewish religious services. When Isreal was established as an independant country Hebrew became on of its two official languages. Hebrew was choosen by the Jewish people. Then 4000 new Hebrew words were created as well as the first Hebrew dictionary.
Celtic: Preserving Enda
Cornish language, revived in the 1920's. It is taught in grade schools and adult evening courses. Speakeers of Celtic and other languages must make sacrifices in order to preserve their cultural identity.
Global Dominance of English:
1 of the most fundamental needs i a global society is a common language for communication. Increasingly English is the international language for communication.