Several languages are in danger of extinction because they are spoken by very small numbers of people. Some people say that governments should spend public money on saving these languages, while others believe that would be a waste of money. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

Language
is not only a tool for communication
,
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but
also
the cornerstone of culture. Due to globalization, many local dialects are in
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danger of extinction. It is essential that governments step in to save these priceless gems of culture from being erased from society. Despite reservations from some quarters, I believe that academia and administration should collaborate to save the
languages
and meticulously document
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. In the following paragraphs, I will examine the situation and buttress with necessary examples. A diversity of
languages
and cultures is the hallmark of mature civilizations. All great civilizations like the ancient Indians, Mesopotamians, Egyptians - all encouraged diverse
languages
and traditions. Later, narrow-minded imperialists and fanatics put an end to
this
by enforcing their
language
of choice.
For instance
, the Han majority in China trampled upon the Tibetans to end their
language
and culture. All these local
languages
have priceless wisdom and history entombed in them, and
consequently
, these need to be preserved and fostered. Many in
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academia have realized
this
and are toiling hard to restore the local
languages
.
Nevertheless
, some people obstinately try to impose a single
language
in the name of globalization and cultural imperialism and the attendant loss is huge.
For example
, because the native Red Indians preserved their sign
language
, the US Army could use their tongue to design an unbreakable code
language
. Had it been lost, it would have
imperiled
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the US Army. In conclusion, we have examined the need for local
languages
to be preserved and the unnecessary opposition to it. I hereby humbly recommend the necessity for preserving local dialects and hope for a better future.
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