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Questions related to Persian, an Indo-Iranian language spoken primarily in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Persian is also known as Farsi in Iran and as Dari in Afghanistan.
Questions about systems to represent speech sounds in writing, e.g. the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). These transcription systems may cover individual words or longer speech segments (sentenc…
For questions relating to proper pronunciation using symbols and specialized letters.
Questions related to phonics, a method for teaching children to read and write (their native language) by connecting the sounds (phonemes) of the spoken language with the graphemes (usually letters) i…
Physical resources such as dictionaries, text books, audio recordings, flash cards, etc, as opposed to online or electronic resources.
Questions related to the courses and teaching method developed by Pimsleur Language Programs.
Questions relating to poetry, a form of literature in which language is used for its aesthetic and/or evocative qualities, in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning.
Questions related to learning or teaching Polish, a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland.
For questions of or relating to the Portuguese language, a Romance language spoken mostly in Portugal and Brazil.
For questions about getting prepared for learning a new language, such as preparing supplies and other needs of learning.
The ability of an individual to speak or perform in an acquired language.
Questions about proficiency tests, e.g. what components they have, the levels they define, their validity, etc. For questions about how to prepare for a test use (also) the [test-preparation] tag.
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…
For questions related to reading one's writing and marking it for grammatical and spelling mistakes
Questions about Punjabi, an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Pakistan and India.
For questions related to acquiring a language again after a temporary or permanent break in learning.
For questions asking for a published journal to be included as reference in your answer. Please avoid answering questions tagged [reference-request] without referencing a published journal.
Questions related to language learning issues or language teaching issues that are particularly relevant to refugees.
Questions related to sociolinguistic registers, i.e. varieties in a language that are used depending on social context or situation. (Simply put, there are formal and less formal registers.)
Questions about learning a language when one already knows a closely related language, with plenty of overlap in vocabulary and grammar, or about teaching a related language.
Questions on how to do research or perform studies on various aspects of language learning or applied linguistics.
Requests for resources related to language learning or teaching.
The Romance language family contains Indo-European languages derived from Vulgar Latin.
Questions related to learning or teaching Romanian, a Romance language spoken mostly in Romania.
For questions about the language teaching program, Rosetta Stone
Questions related to Sanskrit, an Indo-European language that is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism.
For questions regarding teaching oneself a language with minimal or no prior experience with it
Questions about side effects of learning languages, especially foreign languages. Such side effects are not necessarily negative.
Questions about sign language and methods to study it
For questions related to simultaneous bilingualism, i.e. having two native languages.