Cultural Differences In Culture And Culture

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The 21st century has witnessed significant transformations in many spheres, and culture is certainly one of them. In recent years, the notion of culture has been largely ignored as the focus switched to technological advances, other than cultural issues. This situation laid a foundation to the extinction of indigenous languages and cultural specificities in many parts throughout the globe. According to the information provided by UNESCO, ‘it is estimated that, if nothing is done, half of 6000 plus languages spoken today will disappear by the end of this century. With the disappearance of unwritten and undocumented languages, humanity would lose not only a cultural wealth but also important ancestral knowledge embedded, in particular, in indigenous languages.’ Kazakhstan as an integral part of global community is highly likely to face the same situation. Loss of traditions, cultures, moral values, mindset and even dressing patters, which constitute culture as well, may probably vanish forever unless the measures are taken. And this if my firm belief that the culture of Kazakhstan is deteriorating with the globalization process, which may result in language and culture loss. This would be true to admit that cultural specificities are explained through communication since childhood and the function of mother tongue should not be underestimated. None of the language can convey the meaning as the native. As regards the attitude to Kazakh language, it is spoken in fewer cases,

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