The Alphabets

The Alphabets

The Origin of the Alphabet Where does the Alphabet come from? Who invented it? From where does the word itself derive? The alphabet is fundamental to our exploration of many languages today and its history is fascinating. In the 21st century world, we take the idea of...
The Tai Languages Family

The Tai Languages Family

The Tai Languages Family The Tai languages are widely spoken in South-East Asia, parts of China and even parts of Northern India. They’re fascinating and interesting languages to learn.Although many language families are very familiar, even to non-linguists, some are...
Language Families

Language Families

What are ‘Language Families’? Today there are approximately 7,500 languages spoken in the world. These are categorized into 15 major Language Family groupings, showing how the constituent languages share a common ancestry. These are useful to understand if you’re...