Reviving a dying language on South Korea's Jeju island

Community tries to keep ancient dialect alive as population shrinks and ages.

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    The isolated islanders of Jeju in South Korea developed their own distinct dialect over time, but that language is now threatened by a dwindling population and ageing speakers.

    But the local government has now come up with a number of schemes that just might work, aimed at injecting new life into an old way of speaking.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Jeju Island, South Korea.


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