The Cultural Landscape by Rubenstein Chapter 5 Languages Hebrew Celtic Welsh

The cultural landscape by rubenstein chapter 5

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The Cultural Landscape by Rubenstein Chapter 5: Languages Hebrew – Celtic- (Welsh, Irish, Breton, Scottish, Cornish) Australia- New Zealand- Occitan- 4.Define lingua franca: 5.Define pidgin language: IRISH -One of two official languages for Ireland -Spoken by 350,000 daily, spoken by 1.5 million SCOTTISH -Spoken by 59,000 people (1%) -Carried from Ireland to Scotland about 1,500 years ago CORNISH -Became extinct in 1777 after death of final speaker -Attempts to revive -English historian wrote down her speech to preserve Cornish -Revived in 1920s -Spoken by a few hundred people
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