700 Reasons: Reason #312

Reason: 312
Local languages are seen to be valuable because they promote community cohesion and vitality, foster pride in a culture and give a community (and thus a workforce) self-confidence
Crystal, D. (2000) Language Death (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Diversity, Less Widely Used and Lesser Taught (LWULT) Languages, Social cohesion, UK Community Languages, Values