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
SIL offers training in sign language linguistics, translation principles and translation methodology for members of Deaf communities and partner organizations involved in materials development in local sign languages. The goal is to develop a global team of Deaf consultants, specialists and trainers.
Training opportunities include: