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Languages. Part # 1: Language birth and language death. Part # 2: Universal language. Part # 3: Spanish. Part # 4: French. Part # 5: English. Part # 6: German.
Languages Part # 1: Language birth and language death. Part # 2: Universal language. Part # 3: Spanish. Part # 4: French. Part # 5: English. Part # 6: German. Part # 1 Language birth and language death Source http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_pagel_how_language_transformed_humanity.html, minute 13. Source http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_pagel_how_language_transformed_humanity.html, minute 14. Each dot represents the geographic center of the world’s languages Source: http://www.ethnologue.org/country_index.asp On the island of Papua New Guinea, a country with a population of about 6 million people, there are 800 – 1,000 different human languages. Source http://www.ted.com/talks/mark_pagel_how_language_transformed_humanity.html, minute 15. Source http://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_ryan_ideas_in_all_languages_not_just_english.html Source http://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_ryan_ideas_in_all_languages_not_just_english.html Part # 2 Universal languages #1 Signs Source: http://en.chat4o.com/skype-emoticons/ Source: http://www.thenounproject.com/noun/music/ #2 Fingerprints Vote for independence in South Sudan, July 9th, 2011 Source: http://www.nzz.ch/ #3 Mathematics Source http://www.ted.com/talks/jay_walker_on_the_world_s_english_mania.html #4 Music Source: http://www.ideachampions.com/weblogs/archives/2011/02/the_business_of_1.shtml India Congo India Israel Nepal Source: http://www.playingforchange.com/episodes/3/One_Love Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvFLKyAGzzI In Nigeria, there are 250 languages. there are an estimated 400-500 idiolects. a Nigerian might drive 35-40 minutes and have trouble understanding a conversation. This patchwork of languages means that pan-African brands and advertising have to move beyond words to emotion, music, images, and other nonverbal messages. In meeting this challenge, remember that youth everywhere speak one tongue: the language of music. Source: Mahajan, Vijay: Africa Rising, p. 131. #5 Love Sources http://www.ideachampions.com/weblogs/archives/2011/02/the_business_of_1.shtml http://blogs.olin.edu/studentblog/2009/08/ Source: http://www.pixelio.de/details.php?image_id=476364&mode=search #6 Laughter Source: Google Images search on the word ”laughter” on February 23rd. 2012. http://goo.gl/9CPnL #7 Body language An analysis of thousands of recorded sales interviews and negotiations in business encounters supports the findings of Albert Mehrabian and Ray Birdwhistell. Body language accounts for between 60% and 80% of the impact surrounding business negotiations. Source Addis, Scott: Body language. Actions speak louder than words. Rough Notes, July 2008. Source http://hpathy.com/homeopathy-papers/the-unspoken-language/ Source http://blogs.hbr.org/video/2011/04/boost-power-through-body-langu.html When we show our palms when talking, it means we are being honest and telling the truth. When you talk using your hands and showing your palms, it influences others to tell the truth too. Source http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/10/body-language-improve-patient-encounter.html Part # 3 Spanish Spanish is among the most spoken languages Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages_by_number_of_native_speakers Italic languages Source http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg Dominant Spanish speaking population Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map-Hispanophone_World.png Biggest movements of people during the last 5000 years Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOSPNVunyFQ Part # 4 French Italic languages Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg Dominant French speaking population Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map-Francophone_World.png Part # 5 English Germanic languages Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg Dominant English speaking population Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Anglospeak.svg Biggest movements of people during the last 5000 years Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOSPNVunyFQ Danish Vikings merged into the English population. In that process of assimilation, Scandinavian words as well as genes were absorbed. Source: Diamond, Jared: ”Collapse”, p. 184. Part # 6 German Germanic languages Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/IndoEuropeanTree.svg Dominant German speaking population Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DeutschsprachigeWelt.png
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