The Linguists

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The efforts of linguists Greg Anderson and David Harrison to preserve languages on the brink of extinction are chronicled. Their journeys take them to Siberia to record Chulym, a dialect now spoken by fewer than 25 people; to India, where an expressive regional language called Sora is dying out; and to Bolivia to capture a language once spoken by healers...

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The efforts of linguists Greg Anderson and David Harrison to preserve languages on the brink of extinction are chronicled. Their journeys take them to Siberia to record Chulym, a dialect now spoken by fewer than 25 people; to India, where an expressive regional language called Sora is dying out; and to Bolivia to capture a language once spoken by healers to the Inca emperor.

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