Facilitating Student Collaboration

Esperanto Overview:

• Esperanto was created in the 1880s by a Jewish-Polish optometrist.

• There are about 2 million Esperanto speakers world wide.

• The goal was to create a language that would help people with different linguistic and cultural backgrounds communicate with each other.

• It is phonetic, it is logical, it has no irregular verbs, and is considered the "easiest of all living languages."

L. L. Zamenhof

Resources for information, exploration, & further discovery:

  1. Google Translate
  2. Esperanto Association Website
  3. Practice independently with Duolingo
  4. EoPako - Esperanto in your pocket

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