A Short Guide to the World’s Languages
Language is arguably the most important invention in the history of humankind. Language enables communication and continues to have paramount impact on the modern way of life.
To celebrate the wonder of language, we’ve developed a short guide on the world’s languages including origins, diversity, influence, and preservation, and look at a breakdown of the top 10 languages in each region.
The guide covers…
- The split of language – more than 7,100 languages spoken across five distinct geographical regions in the world.
- World’s top language by continent: Asia, Africa, Australia/Pacific, The Americas, Europe
- Power languages – what are the most powerful languages?
- Keeping language alive – how organizations like CLEAR Global / Translators without Borders help keep dying languages alive