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Report on prioritizing instruction in the LCTLs of Africa

Professor David Wiley (director of the African Studies Center at Michigan State University and Lead Co-Principal Investigator of The e-LCTL Initiative) is coordinating prioritization of the languages of Africa.

Discussions among the directors and language coordinators of the major African centers were held or are planned at:

Read the document "Proposed Criteria for Priorities and African Languages for Instruction in the U.S." prepared by David Wiley

View a demographic table listing numbers of first-language speakers of the LCTLs of Africa (data derived from the web-version of Grimes, Barbara, ed. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 14th edition, vol. 1 (2000)).

View data and other information about African LCTL offerings at Title VI centers, U.S. Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Defense Language Institute, and other institutions in the U.S. from 2001-04.

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