Lost For Words

Episodes

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01Australia20020925

Gavin Esler looks at how quickly languages are dying out around the world.

He visits Australia, where already 90 per cent of the indigenous languages have been lost (1/3).

02Hawaii20021002

Gavin Esler looks at how quickly languages are dying out around the world.

The dedication of a group of parents is offering a glimmer of hope to the Hawaiian language (2/3).

0320021009

In the final programme of the series, Gavin Essler asks how the loss of linguistic diversity will affect those who speak the planet's dominant languages, such as English.