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Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier is there are fewer languages in the world.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion.


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Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier is there are fewer languages in the world. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion.

It is true that the loss of languages has been a widespread concern in this day and age. Many people are of the opinion that some minor languages have a small impact on mankind’s lives. However, I strongly disagree with this belief for certain reasons.

To begin with, a plausible reason for opposing this extinction is that language represents a nation’s culture. Although some dominant languages such as English, Chinese, Spanish are encouraged to be used worldwide, an indigenous language should be kept to prevent cultural homogeneity.In fact, if a country gives up its own language and takes up another, its national identity is likely to change. Obviously, the tourism industry wil ...

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