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Critical languages are those less commonly taught languages in which the demand for proficient speakers exceeds supply. The Department …
1′ People often ask: “How long will it take me to become proficient in language X?” This question is …
Georgian (kartuli ena, ქართული ენა), also known as Kartvelian or Kartuli, is a member of the Kartvelian family, one of the Caucasian language families, along with Svan, Laz, and Mingrelian. It is believed that Svan separated from the other languages in the second millennium BC. A thousand years later, Georgian separated from Laz and Mingrelian. The four are now considered to be separate languages.
Slovenian (also called Slovene or Slovenščina) belongs to the Western subgroup of the South Slavic branch of Slavic languages. Like all Slavic languages, Slovenian has its roots in Proto-Slavic, the ancestral language from which all Slavic languages had evolved. The earliest known examples of a written Slovenian dialect in the Latin script date back to about
Polish (język polski) belongs to the west Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. Its closest living relatives are Czech, Slovak, and Sorbian. It is spoken by 36.6 million people in Poland. It is also spoken in Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Arab
Yucatec (Yucatán) Maya belongs to the Yucatecan branch of the Mayan language family. It is spoken in Mexico in the states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo There are also speakers of there are also speakers of Yucatán Maya in Guatemala and Belize (Ethnologue). Yucatec Maya is a name given to the language by linguists to distinguish it from other Mayan