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Paraguay Offers Korean in Schools

Starting this year, middle and high school students in Paraguay can learn Korean as a second foreign language subject, according to the Ministry of...

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China Exerting Influence in Spanish

A recent study by...

Argentina Bans ‘Inclusive Spanish’

Recently elected Argentine President Javier Milei’s government has banned the use of “inclusive language” and references to “the gender issue” in public documents, institutions,...

British Sign Language Goes Mainstream 

British Sign Language (BSL) will be taught as a GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) in England from September 2025, according to the UK ...

Better Bulgarian Required for Citizenship

The Bulgarian Council of Ministers has approved a bill to amend the Bulgarian Citizenship Act to add mandatory language proficiency conditions in Bulgarian for...

Québec Raises Fees and French Standards

Québec is once again tightening French language laws across different sectors. Prospective and enrolled university students in Quebec are particularly concerned, as they may...

Stricter Language Laws for French Residency

France has introduced stricter language requirements under the...

Push for Guernesiais to be Taught in UK Channel Islands Schools

On the island of Guernsey in the English Channel, the language commission chair has announced that the native language of the island should be...

Chinese Government Pledges Support for Promotion of Mandarin Worldwide

In Beijing, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has pledged support for ongoing efforts to maintain Chinese language education internationally, and to...

Art of Arabic Language Celebrated

Monday 18 December marked the United Nations World Arabic Language Day, an annual tribute to Arabic language and culture. Celebrated in many Arabic nations and...

Bahasa Indonesia Made UNESCO Official Language

Bahasa Indonesia, the official and national language of Indonesia, has been designated an official language of UNESCO at its recent General Conference in Paris....

Japanese Guide Created for Immigrants

As Japan’s immigrant population reaches record highs in response to demand for workers as the country's indigenous population ages, volunteers in the Western prefecture...

Swedish Dictionary Complete After 140 Years

The definitive record of the Swedish language in the form of an official Swedish dictionary has finally reached completion after 140 years in the...

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