Language policy
Many countries have a language policy designed to favour or discourage the use of a particular language or set of languages. Although nations historically have used language policies most often to pr...
Top Ten Internet Languages - World Internet Statistics
The top ten language groups of Internet users are currently English, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, French, and Malay.
Arabization
Arabization or Arabisation (Arabic: تعريب‎ taʻrīb) describes a growing cultural influence on a non-Arab area that gradually changes into one that speaks Arabic and/or incorporates Arab cultu...
Bilingualism in Canada
The official languages of Canada are English and French, which "have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and Government of Canada,"...
Bilingualism in Canada - Wikipedia
Classical languages of India
There are several languages in India belonging to different language families, the major ones being the Indo-Aryan languages spoken by 75% of Indians and the Dravidian languages spoken by 20% of India...
Classical languages of India - Wikipedia
Linguistic discrimination
Linguistic discrimination (also called linguicism and languagism) is the unfair treatment of an individual based solely on their use of language. This use of language may include the individual's nati...
Minority language
A minority language is a language spoken by a minority of the population of a territory. Such people are termed linguistic minorities or language minorities. With a total number of 193 sovereign state...
Linguistic rights
Linguistic, or language, rights are the human and civil rights concerning the individual and collective right to choose the language or languages for communication in a private or public atmosphere. O...
Linguistic rights - Wikipedia
Spelling reform
A spelling reform is a deliberate, often officially sanctioned or mandated change to spelling rules of a language. Proposals for such reform are also common and many languages have undergone such refo...
Spelling reform - Wikipedia
List of language regulators
This is a list of bodies that regulate standard languages, often called language academies. Language academies are motivated by, or closely associated with, linguistic purism, and typically publish pr...
Russification
Russification (Russian: русификация rusifikátsiya) is a form of cultural assimilation process during which non-Russian communities, voluntarily or not, give up their culture and language in favor ...
Russification - Wikipedia
Slavicisation
Slavicisation is the acculturation or adoption of something non-Slavic into Slavic culture or terms and/or (to a greater degree) the acculturation of something Slavic into a non-Slavic culture, cuisin...
Top Ten Internet Languages - World Internet Statistics
The top ten language groups of Internet users are currently English, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, French, and Malay.
French immersion
French immersion is a form of bilingual education in which a child who does not speak French as his or her first language receives instruction in school in French. In most French-immersion schools, ch...
Official Languages Act 2003
The Official Languages Act 2003 (OLA; Irish: Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2003) is an Act of the Oireachtas of Ireland. The Official Languages Act sets out rules regarding use of the Irish languag...
An Act to promote the French language in Québec
Bill 63, more formally known as the Loi pour promouvoir la langue française au Québec (or "Law to promote the French language in Quebec"), was a language law passed in 1969 in the Canadian province of...
Official languages of the United Nations
The official languages of the United Nations are the six languages that are used in UN meetings, and in which all official UN documents are written when budget allows. In alphabetical order, they are:...
English Plus
English Plus is an American movement formed in reaction to the English-only movement. The intent was to promote greater acceptance of language diversity in the United States in order to encourage a b...
General Delegation for the French language and the languages of France
General Delegation for the French language and the languages of France ("Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France", DGLFLF) is, in France, a unit of the Ministry of Culture a...
Official language
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction. Typically a country's official language refers to the language used withi...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 528
United Nations Security Council Resolution 528, adopted on December 21, 1982, after the General Assembly passed Resolution 3190 extolling the virtues of expanded working languages, the Council decided...
List of Linguistic Rights in Constitutions (Europe)
Linguistic Rights in Europe are stated in constitutions which differ by country. These constitutions usually state the national language or official language, and may or may not explicitly allow for o...
List of Linguistic Rights in Constitutions (Europe) - Wikipedia
Official bilingualism in the public service of Canada
Because Canada has, for over two centuries, contained both English- and French-speakers, the question of the language used in the administration of public affairs has always been a sensitive issue. Am...
Official bilingualism in the public service of Canada - Wikipedia
List of largest languages without official status
Below is list of languages without any official status (or a minority language) with more than a million speakers, ordered by the number of native speakers:
List of largest languages without official status - Wikipedia