90% of the population of Mauritius speaks the Mauritian Creole language. Have you heard of this language before? Let’s tell you five interesting things about this language.
It is strange but true that Mauritius has no official language. Mauritius’s Constitution states, “The official language of Mauritius shall be English, but any member may address the chair in French.” This implies that both English and French are the official languages of Mauritius. However, 90% of the population of Mauritius speaks Mauritian Creole, which is French-based Creole.
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India is a vast and beautiful country that attracts many visitors. It has many places to visit, like the Himalayas, the Taj Mahal, beaches, forests, vibrant cities, and more. This article lists 5 amazing things you should know as a tourist in India.
India is an excellent choice of destination if you love to discover new things and have adventures. But just like before any trip, it is essential to research the country you’re visiting and be prepared.
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There has been a rise in the number of Indians learning foreign languages post-Independence, thanks to globalisation. This article discusses the fascinating history of the French language in India.
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Observed on March 20 every year, French Language Day promotes the language’s significance as a culture, remembers past and commemorates successes. People speak a multitude of languages all through the world. On this day, we embrace multilingualism and cultural variety. Many individuals consider French whenever they think of France, although most French-speaking people live in Africa. French is the native language of over 120 million Africans across 29 nations.
Spoken in more than 25 countries, French developed from Latin between the 5th and 8th centuries. It is one of the primary romance languages spoken today. In five continents, French is spoken, along with English. Although it is a single language, there are various dialects.
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Since 2000, the world has celebrated International Mother Language Day on 21 February. A language is considerably more than simply a means of communication. Language, notably the mother tongue, is a vital aspect of different cultures worldwide. International Mother Language Day aims to enhance global awareness of language, cultural diversity, and multilingualism. But what are the history and importance of this day?
According to the United Nations, languages are strategically crucial for individuals and the world due to their complex consequences for identity, communication, social integration, education, and growth. They are, unfortunately, increasingly threatened or on the verge of extinction because of globalisation. However, they are an essential part of preserving cultures all over the world.
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Reading is a highly encouraging activity. Below are some of the most creative and innovative reading campaigns launched around the world to promote reading:
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A reading culture is defined as an environment where reading is cherished, respected, and encouraged. Reading is more than just a pastime or a requirement for schoolwork. But does Mauritius have a reading culture?
Reading plays a vital role in society – from reading emails, text messages, road signs, or advertisements. In reality, even individuals who claim to despise reading do so daily. Therefore, reading is not just essential to future career success. It can also benefit youngsters in future relationships while maintaining a household and other aspects of their personal life.
Unfortunately, many individuals, particularly young people, are losing interest in reading in Mauritius. But what is the importance of having a culture of reading, and what are the ways to foster it?
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