It is important to embrace all the nation’s languages in a multilingual and multicultural society. This will ensure they are used, developed and mainstreamed.
Vulnerable groups are being excluded from society due to their lack of ability to speak national languages.
One of South Africa’s finest hip-hop crews message was that you couldn’t box identities forged through multilingual living in the ghettos.
Britain can’t keep relying on everyone else speaking English.
To understand the full scale of the world’s linguistic diversity, we should be thinking about languages and how speakers relate to them.