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The 2014 Annual Update celebrates eight decades of language development and provides snapshots of current activities conducted in partnership with language communities around the globe.

This year's Update includes:

  • “80 Years of Learning Together”—An introduction from SIL Executive Director Freddy Boswell
  • Translation: Making Resources Accessible

Literacy partners translate Ebola information
Deaf translators gain the technical skills for clear, accurate sign language translation

  • Writing Systems: A Foundation for Language Development

New writing systems lead to dictionaries and learning opportunities

  • Documentation: Supporting Language Vitality

Workshops provide training in language documentation and language development leadership

  • Dictionaries: Tools for Language Development

Rapid Word Collection workshops launch dictionary development efforts

  • Highlights of 2014 Publications
  • SIL statistics

Download 2014 Annual Update