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.
7,099 languages are spoken or signed. CLICK for map of world languages & regional websites.
SIL's dedication to language development past and present
Sociocultural awareness can be improved with training. Anthropological training in particular is a fundamental ingredient for successful cross-cultural living and productive fieldwork. All language personnel in SIL receive anthropological training.