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Current Exhibits

These online presentations supplement the current exhibit at the museum.

Links to Exhibits by Category

Arabic

ASL

Chinese

Cherokee

Docent Guide

English

World Englishes

Esperanto

French

Ge'ez

Japanese

Latin

Vietnamese

Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights

Cubeo Óyne Dance


Glimpses of the French-Speaking World

The newest exhibit at NML examines French in the Americas. See a summary of the exhibit here.

World Englishes

Rebecca Oxford and Rashi Jain's Presentation on World Englishes

Arabic

 Calligraphy

Calligrams

ASL

American Sign Language

Chinese

Calligraphy Video

Did you know that?

You Xi Quiz

Chinese Characters to Write

Chinese Folding Screen: The Four Beauties

Cubeo

Cherokee

The Cherokee Syllabary: Presentation by Carrie Clarady

Esperanto

An international language not associated with an ethnic group, Esperanto is proposed as a means of egalitarian communication on a world scale.

Games

Ge'ez

Free activities for Learning Sign Langauge (ASL) , Gaelic, Polish, and Spanish.

Free computer games for practicing English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.

Join the Young Linguists of America

THE POWER OF THE TEXT: Ge’ez: An Ancient Ethiopic Script in Prince George’s County, Maryland

Japanese

The Japanese Writing System

Latin

Why study Latin?

Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights

From the conference in Barcelona in 1996

Vietnamese

The History of Vietnamese Writing

Docent Guide

For Docents

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