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4 people from Hindko trained in Language Vitality Survey

The FLI conducted a six-day workshop in the Hindko speech community called, “Workshop for Planning the Future of Our Language” on April 19-24, 2018 in Abbotabad city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.  In the workshop, four participants from same Hindko speech community, among them two were females, trained as mother tongue facilitators. The main […]

Palula Keyboard

First, download the Keyman app for Android phones: Keyman – Google Play After installing that app, click the following link to install the keyboard. Palula Keyboard

Yidgha Keyboard for Andriod

First, download the Keyman app for Android phones: Keyman – Google Play After installing that app, click the following link to install the keyboard. Yidgha Keyboard

Dameli Keyboard for Andriod

First, download the Keyman app for Android phones: Keyman – Google Play After installing that app, click the following link to install the keyboard. Dameli Keyboard

Gawri Keyboard for Android

First, download the Keyman app for Android phones: Keyman – Google Play After installing that app, click the following link to install the keyboard. Gawri Keyboard

Provincial roundtable discussion on language-in-education policy and practice in KP

SAHE and Forum for Languag e Initiatives (FLI) collaborated to organize a roundtable discussion on above topic. The event was hosted in Peshawar and was attended by official representatives from various govt. offices, educational institutions and civil society organizations. The discussion provided an opportunity to discuss the complexities surrounding the implementation of language policy in schools […]

Universities jump into Language Service

It is encouraging to see that the Universities of Pakistan have started taking the subject of linguistics in a positive manner. The Air University Islamabad, a reputable institution in the private sector is working ardently to strengthen its Linguistic Department and has been organizing training workshops to enhance the capacity of its faculty members in […]

How to get strengthened; Khowar in Gilgit-Baltistan got a plan

The week long SUM workshop was organized in Nov 2017 for Khowar, one of the six languages in GB. This language has been in a long contact with Burushaski and Shina in the area and very prone to lose its critical domains as the later languages are relatively vigorous in the spoken field. Given the […]

Wakhi language to get standardized writing system

FLI held this orthography workshop for the Wakhi language in the last quarter of the year 2017 in Passu, Hunza- GB with the objectives of discovering the unique sounds exist in the language, the characters to describe such sounds, orchestrating alphabets and resolving other orthography issues aiming to develop a systemic writing system with the […]