What do Linguistic Anthropologists do?. Anthropology

• study of the origin, development, and diversity of languages in simple and complex societies

• study language both as a form of symbolic communication and as an important car­rier of cultural information

• study how language differences correlate with differences in gender, race, class, or ethnic identity

• identify the causes of loss of diverse and indigenous languages and contribute to find ways to preserve those languages

• help schools to develop bilingual curriculum to teach immigrant students