Language Families of the World

Language Families of the World

Available on Prime Video, The Great Courses Signature Collection
Professor John McWhorter of Columbia University explores the linguistic trails left by generations of humans that lead back to the beginnings of language. Utilizing historical theories and cutting-edge research, these 34 episodes will introduce you to major language families and their offspring, including languages that are no longer spoken but provide vital links to the past.
Starring John Mcwhorter