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Report on prioritizing instruction in the LCTLs of Central or Inner Asia

Professor William Fierman (director of the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center and the Center for Languages of the Central Asia Region, both at Indiana University) is coordinating prioritization of instruction in the LCTLs of the world region known as Central or Inner Asia.

Discussions of issues involved in prioritizing the languages of the region were held or are planned at the following meetings:

Read a final report by Dr. William Fierman (Indiana University) on priorities in the Inner Asian LCTLs.

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

View data about Inner Asian 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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