SIL has developed a participatory orthography development process that enables communities to develop an alphabet and spelling rules.
Language and culture are inextricably interwoven. Effective use of or work with a language requires a good understanding of the culture that is associated with and expressed through that language.
Literacy & Education
SIL works with local partners to establish mother tongue-based literacy and multilingual education programs for people who speak non-dominant languages.
Language Assessment specialists gather linguistic, sociolinguistic, and community information for strategic language development planning.