Profile20Picture2028129_0.jpg

SYN 90.7

Live interview with Dr Greg Dickson

r0_0_600_337_w1200_h678_fmax

Almost half of the 6,900 languages spoken around the world today are endangered. The rate of loss is accelerating, with up to 90% of the world’s languages expected to be gone by the end of the century.

But many are trying to change this.

Dr Greg Dickson, a linguist at the University of Queensland, is one of those people. He has worked in language centres in regional and remote Northern Territory.

Reporter Rochelle Kirkham spoke to Dr Dickson during today’s show.

 

Photo credit: The Katherine Times

Tara Cosoleto
Category: ,
Topics: ,
Tags:
Share

More by Panorama

HSR

Health star ratings: is your food as healthy as it seems?

By MIHIKA HEDGE For shoppers looking to save time in the supermarket, health star ratings have become somewhat of a salvation, but […]

Parliament_House_Canberra_(281004929)

Changes to citizenship test could disadvantage refugees

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently announced changes to the Australian Citizenship Test. Reporter Shannon Schubert finds out about these changes, and how they might affect […]

588f4285713ba11c008b5578-1024

One hundred days of Trump: How the 45th presidency is shaping up

On April 29, President of the United States, Donald Trump, will pass 100 days in office. Reporter Kelsey Rettino spoke to Lecturer […]