Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
7,105 languages are spoken or signed. CLICK for map of world languages & regional websites.
SIL's dedication to language development past and present
SIL Forum for Language Fieldwork is a series of fairly brief articles on the broad range of topics that inform SIL’s work. They are produced by SIL staff and associated fieldworkers and are released to the public in the hopes that others, too, will find them helpful in preparing studies on language and culture.