Geographic and natural factors can influence the location of languages in the world substantially. In the regions where the soil is fertile and the density of precipitation and climatic conditions are suitable for soil cultivation, the soil produces crop yelds even several times throughout the year. Due to this, people do not require much living space – one family needs only a small piece of ground. In densely populated regions of the world, there is a substantial concentration of many ethnic groups in a relatively small area. Until recently, there was no interaction between various societies and they developed independently. Each one of them created its own culture and for this reason we can encounter numerous ethnolinguistic societies in small areas, for example in Western Africa or North-east Asia… Read more: PDF

Lesson outline: Geography and the Languages of the World

Here we propose an outline for a lesson in a class of geography:

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