The Mother Tongue Is In Tears
21 Feb 2021
The Mother Tongue Is In Tears,
The message of Andrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director General, on the occasion of World Mother tongue Day contains the following poem by the Senegalese poet Wolf,
Our mother tongue is in tears
Since her children are leaving her
"And leaving her alone with a heavy load."
The day my 10-year-old son could get the highest math score in the school in Germany, and later the lowest grade in the German language course, I said to myself, what a r