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's Global Sign Languages Team seeks to build capacity in Deaf communities around the world for the implementation of their language development goals by helping to provide networking opportunities for Deaf organizations and through innovative strategies in:
Four considerations shape SIL’s involvement: