Klingon for beginners - FEDCON lecture with Lieven L. Litaer
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With Star Trek: Discovery, the Klingon language is on everyone’s lips again.

  • But is this a real language?
  • Can you really speak Klingon?
  • And does Sheldon speak real Klingon?
  • Has the Bible really been translated into Klingon and is learning Klingon actually difficult?

Klingon teacher Lieven L. Litaer answers these and many other interesting questions in his lecture Klingon for Beginners in an entertaining yet instructive way, without assuming any knowledge of Star Trek or linguistics. If you think Klingon is totally unnecessary and is not spoken by anyone, you will see the world through different eyes after this lecture. It’s unbelievable how many places you meet the language of the warriors.

To attend the lecture at FedCon you need neither language skills nor experience with science fiction. The topic is so varied that it is suitable for every cosmopolitan listener.

Lecturer: Lieven L. Litaer
Duration: 60 min  -  The Lecture will be held in: german
Lieven L. Litaer is the expert on Klingon language. Through his years of experience with the artificial language and his knowledge of a total of eight other languages, he can explain the subject of Klingon to the layman in a very entertaining way, showing how much fun learning languages can be and how it is not just grey theory.

Litaer has been involved with language for over twenty years and has a direct line to the inventor of language, who provides him with interesting background information. His YouTube videos and various international translation projects have made Lieven Litaer an integral part of the Klingon world. He wrote the world's first Klingon practice book in 2017 and published his Klingon translation of the classic children's book "The Little Prince" in 2018.

Sources & additional links for Klingon for beginners:

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