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Modern Languages

A modern language is any human language that is currently in use.date=January 2017 The term is used in language education to distinguish between languages which are used for day-to-day communication (such as French and German) and dead classical languages such as Latin and Classical Chinese, which are studied for their cultural or linguistic value. SIL Ethnologue defines a living language as "one that has at least one speaker for whom it is their first language" (see also Language § Linguistic diversity).

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
178,663
Prior Five Years
14,545
Total Citations
Lifetime
501,412
Prior Five Years
23,358
Total Scholars
Lifetime
32,789
Prior Five Years
7,316

Institutional Rankings

Global (Worldwide)
Academic Institutions
Lifetime
Academic Institutions
Prior Five Years
Non-academic Institutions
Lifetime
#1
Finland
#1
United Kingdom
N/A
#2
United Kingdom
#2
United States
#3
United Kingdom
#3
Finland
#4
Canada
#4
United Kingdom
#5
United States
#5
United Kingdom
#6
United Kingdom
#6
Ireland
#7
United States
#8
United States
#9
United States
#10
United States
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National Institutional Rankings

Publications and Citation History

Publications based on Top 20 Specialties

Scholars based on Top 20 Specialties

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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Highly Cited Publications

Lifetime