Tag: languages

50 Will English be dropped as an official/working language of the EU after Brexit? 2017-01-23T04:26:12.463

27 What is the language of the Swiss national parliament? 2013-03-05T20:07:14.300

16 Do any non-anglophone countries plan to introduce English as an official language? 2017-04-02T18:34:22.580

14 Who decides on state names in foreign languages? 2016-07-05T12:17:52.773

12 If Puerto Rico votes to become USA's 51st state, what effect would it have on Spanish being the primary official language? 2016-12-03T03:27:36.527

10 How do leaders cross the language barrier during phone calls? 2017-02-04T05:41:55.760

9 Did 'State' mean the same thing as today's 'country' during the time of the foundation of the USA? 2013-06-29T04:38:07.780

8 Does speaking the same language reduce the likelihood of war? 2013-10-31T09:57:16.057

8 Why isn't English the official language of the US but it is necessary to know it to become a citizen? 2019-05-01T22:55:23.577

8 Will Brexit effect a linguistic change across EU? 2019-11-12T09:23:41.333

6 What are the greatest factors preventing the choice of a an official world auxiliary language? 2014-03-12T14:30:09.080

6 What dictates the order of languages used by the UN? 2019-04-06T06:14:29.750

6 Is this a Maori interlocution at the beginning of Chlöe Swarbrick's speech? What is its significance? 2019-11-07T05:48:06.947

5 How does the Flemish government attempt to reduce the francisation of the Flemish rim/Brussels Periphery? 2016-11-18T17:38:46.120

5 How does European Commission deal with EU countries language subtleties / local context? 2018-08-08T07:36:47.277

5 Are EU Parliament speeches re-translated to minimize "lost in translation"? 2019-01-30T08:24:15.310

5 Can people use the Maori language instead of English for New Zealand citizenship? 2019-04-08T06:06:12.747

4 Which are more numerous in the EU? Native English speakers or native French speakers? 2016-06-28T12:19:52.977

4 How proficient is Leo Varadkar in the Irish language? 2017-06-15T00:29:01.460

3 Has declaring an official language ever tangibly benefited a country? 2012-12-16T05:36:59.553

3 How many people are necessary and for how long to form an Ethnic Minority? 2015-08-24T10:09:11.620

3 What influences a country having or not having an official language? 2016-11-13T01:09:30.047

3 Legal restrictions on minority languages in media and the web 2019-04-26T17:30:06.940

2 External political consequences of a lingua franca 2015-02-04T20:09:00.257

2 Does Pete Hoekstra, the US Ambassador to the Netherlands, speak Dutch? 2018-01-12T19:41:30.743

2 Why wouldn't EU recommend Baltic states and Ukraine to give Russian language the official status? 2018-03-24T20:12:24.040

2 Why is/was the National Liberal Party of Romania opposed to Catholic & Hungarian school when they support a German-minority president? 2019-11-30T09:13:48.247

2 Does Ludovic Orban (the current Romanian PM) speak Hungarian? 2019-11-30T09:43:36.193

2 Why is French a diplomatic language for the Holy See? 2020-02-01T18:54:16.077

2 Are there checks and regulations to ensure interview translations on US TV news are accurate? 2020-07-28T10:11:27.173

1 What is the political goal for an independent country to deny a common language with a bigger neighbour? 2016-09-03T20:38:13.267

1 To what extent should a country be able to decide what it is called in other languages? 2017-06-21T01:19:18.610

1 Why did German in South-Tyrol survive better than French in Aosta Valley? 2018-01-14T18:07:15.270

0 Why is Esperanto recognized by the United Nations? 2020-02-16T21:14:11.637

-1 Does the EU acknowledge that the lack of a common language is a large trade barrier within the Union? 2017-09-15T22:19:14.580

-1 Brexit Vote - could some of the Motivating Factors have been prevented? 2020-06-09T12:53:55.923

-3 What are the benefits for Ireland to have a separate language, rather than exclusively relying on English? 2017-09-16T21:42:54.700

-4 Why do people make the mistake of calling it a "job market?" 2017-08-06T16:27:40.693

-5 Why doesn't the US suppress the use of Spanish, similar to how France enforces its official language? 2017-05-10T08:16:45.893

-5 Why do EU countries never use language tests to help select/educate refugees? 2018-06-22T08:30:11.460