The Book Of Languages: Talk Your Way Around The World

ISBN-10: 1771474246
ISBN-13: 9781771474245
Author: Webb, Mick
Interest Level: 2-7
Publisher: Owl Kids Books

Publication Date: August 2020

Copyright: 2013

Page Count: 64

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Interest Level

Grades 2-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: T
Lexile: IG930L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Foreign Language Study / General

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference / General

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / General

We use language all day, every day, probably without thinking much about it. But if you stop and consider it, language is not only extremely important, it's fascinating too! Use of language is one of the key things distinguishing humans from other animals, and nearly 7,000 languages are spoken around the world. Without it, we'd be hard pressed to communicate, express ourselves, or understand others. The Book Of Languages begins with an introduction to why language is important, how it originated and how it changes. From there, the book profiles 21 of the world's languages. Each spread showcases a language's history, where it's spoken, what it looks like and how to speak a few phrases and count to ten. Rounded out with sections on non-verbal and animal language, this book will stimulate readers' curiosity about the world and spark appreciation for language learning.
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