European Day of Languages

The Council of Europe and the European Union have declared September 26 European Day of Languages whose aim is to encourage language learning across Europe.

Most of the European languages are of Indo-European origin. However, according to EU 2020, there German Federal Statistical Office, there are also 225 indigenous languages. Russia alone is home to over a hundred languages including Chechen, Tatar, Baskir.

ATTENTION TEACHERS: The European Day of Languages website has tons of language games and other classroom resources.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time of writing. I make no guarantee as to its accuracy. Its purpose is to inform, educate, amuse, and raise awareness about causes and opportunities around the globe. I also encourage civil debate in the comments.

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