Uyghur

Learn these everyday phrases!

  • Welcome: Hosh kepsiz! زى س پ ە ك ش وخ!
  • Hello: Salam! م ا ل ا س!
  • My name is :__ Mening ismim م ى م س ى ئ ڭ ى ن ې م ____
  • Where are you from? Siz qeyerlik? ؟ك ى ل رە ي ە ق زى س
  • I am from: Men ____ liq ق ى ل ____ ن ە م
  • Nice to meet you: Tonushqanliqimdin xoshalmen
  • ن ە م ل ا ش و خ ن ى د م ى ق ى ل ن ا ق ش ۇ ن و ت
  • Nighttime parting phrase: Kairli tun!

Why Learn A World Language?

  • In the increasingly globalized world, the knowledge of a world language becomes an indispensable skill important not only for individual enrichment, but also for the broadening employment opportunities.

  • According to a study from the University of Chicago, knowledge of a world language helps you boost decision-making skills.

  • Students who study world languages score higher on standardized tests, as a study from York University in Toronto showed. Students who study a world language for at least one year score an average of 38 points higher on the SATs.

  • Knowledge of a world language increases your chances of landing a good job, as the recent poll of The Economist showed. An MIT study shows that people who know two or more languages earn an average of $128,000 more over their lifetimes.

  • Learning a second language has compelling health benefits, as suggested by a study from York University in Toronto that connects prevention of the onset of dementia with foreign language learning.