Where would we be without our languages? Maybe you only speak and read English. Others have two or more languages at their disposal. Some languages have millions and millions speakers. Other languages are at the brink of extinction. Some languages have many speakers, but they are in a position of a minority.
In South Africa there are many official languages. But how much attention does every one of these languages get? Can you study every one of these study at university level? Is there a program to keep these languages afloat and ready for everyday use and academic use?
In this article Denver Breda investigates the importance of languages and the study of languages in South Africa.