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Requests for resources related to language learning or teaching.
Questions regarding self-learning, i.e. teaching oneself a language with minimal or no prior experience with it.
Questions specifically about learning or teaching the English language. Questions about the grammar or vocabulary of English can be asked on English Language Learners Stack Exchange or English Languag…
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The body of words used in a particular language, or that known by an individual speaker.
Questions about the sounds, intonation, and stress of how words are uttered or produced. When asking questions about learning or teaching the pronunciation of a specific language, pleased add a langua…
Questions guided towards multiple languages, whether it be comparing them, using them in tandem, or questions about more than one language in general
Questions about learning or teaching the Chinese languages and their dialects, including, but not limited to, Standard Chinese, Mandarin, Wu, Yue, and Min. General questions about Chinese can be asked…
Language learning materials that are primarily hosted online or in a sort of electronic medium; examples include audiobooks, movies, and songs.
The grammar of a language defines the way in which its sentences are constructed by establishing its structure, syntax, and morphology
Questions about methods that are used to help teach a target language to other people.
For questions about the ability to interpret written texts
Questions about developing, improving or maintaining oral skills.
Physical resources such as dictionaries, text books, audio recordings, flash cards, etc, as opposed to online or electronic resources.
For questions about learning languages online with sites such as Duolingo
Anki is a flashcard application that uses spaced-repetition algorithms to decrease studying time and increase memory fidelity.
Questions related to listening, especially developing and improving listening skills.
Questions about learning or teaching the Spanish language, a Romance language spoken in Spain, South and Middle America and (by a large minority) in the United States. Questions asking for explanation…
Questions about how to teach a language to another person.
Questions about learning or teaching German. Questions about specific German language properties generally belong on German Language Stack Exchange, please read their on-topic guide before posting tho…
A writing system is a set of symbols used to represent a language in writing. A writing system can be representative of various sounds (cenemic), of various meanings (pleremic), or both. Use this tag …
Questions about learning or teaching the Japanese language or its writing systems (kanji, katakana, hiragana). General questions about Japanese can be asked on our sister site Japanese Language Stack …
For questions that compare one language with one or more other languages.
For questions related to using sources that contain definitions, information or translations of words
Questions about learning or teaching the French language. Questions asking for explanations of grammar rules or word usage are off topic on this site, but may be welcome on our sister site French Lang…
For questions related to using writing to help acquire languages.
Questions regarding the effectiveness of specific language-learning or teaching techniques.
Questions about learning or teaching the Russian language or any of its dialects. Questions asking for explanations of grammar rules or word usage are off topic on this site, but may be welcome on our…
Questions about learning or teaching the Arabic language.
Questions related to a method of study that increases the interval of time between reviews of older, more experienced terms. Spaced repetition can use physical resource (e.g. a Leitner box) or a softw…
Questions about learning or teaching Hebrew, a once extinct (as a colloquial language) Semitic language that was revived in the 19th century and is spoken primarily in Israel.
An individual's native languages (or mother tongues; L1) are those which have been learned by or before the critical period
How children learn languages differently (or similarly) to adults, and how children can be taught to learn languages.
For questions related to the acquisition of a second language.
The CEFR, or Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, is a set of descriptors for language proficiency levels created on behalf the Council of Europe, in order to provide a standard metho…