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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions related to accent, i.e. the characteristics of pronunciation (typically in a foreign language) that is particular to an individual language user or a group of language users. This tag is not…
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For questions related to the process of familiarizing oneself with the phonology of a language in order to correct one's accent, pronunciation, and/or intonation.
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For questions on prepositions and postpositions, together known as adpositions.
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For questions relating to the effects of language learning in adulthood and language learning techniques and methods specifically designed for adults to use.
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Questions about age as a factor in learning or teaching languages. For questions about the so-called critical period or the "critical period hypothesis", use the [critical-period] tag.
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Questions about techniques or strategies (in language learning or teaching) for dealing with ambiguity. The ambiguity may apply to one's own language production or to that of others.
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a flashcard application that uses spaced-repetition algorithms to decrease studying time and increase memory fidelity.
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For questions of or relating to the Arabic language.
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For questions about the Aramaic language
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Questions related to the type of words that is used to introduce a noun phrase (such as 'a', 'an' and 'the' in English).
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For questions related to the pronunciation of a sound through exhaling.
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Questions related to learning or teaching one or more Austronesian languages. The Austronesian languages are a family of languages spoken mainly on islands in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean and …
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Questions about basal readers, a type of book or textbook designed to help children learn to read their native language.
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For questions related to the positive (helpful) effects of learning a language.
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the ability of an individual to functionally use at least two different languages
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For questions related to the Braille writing system of raised dots
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For questions related to Complexity Accuracy Fluency (CAF) as measures for progress in second language acquisition.
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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…
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A designation awarded by a credible organization that is earned by a language learner or teacher to assure qualification in learning or teaching one or more languages.
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How children learn languages differently (or similarly) to adults, and how children can be taught to learn languages.
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Questions about the Chinese languages and their dialects, including, but not limited to, Standard Chinese, Mandarin, Wu, Yue, and Min.
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Expressing a concept in more words than necessary, especially because of a lack of vocabulary
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Questions about (learning) classifiers or measure words, which are very common in East Asian languages.
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Questions about learning or teaching languages in a classroom context (or any formal type of education).
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Questions related to Clozemaster, a language learning website that relies heavily on gamification and sentences where you need to fill in words.
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the act of changing between languages in the midst of a conversation
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Questions relating to cognitive disorders that (may) affect language learning.
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Questions related to communicative strategies, i.e. techniques that foreign language speakers use to express their meaning (orally) when faced with difficulties related to insufficient command of the …
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Questions related to comparative linguistics that are relevant to language learning or teaching. Comparative linguistics is a branch of linguistics that studies and compares languages to establish whe…
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For questions about language complexity (used as a measure for second language acquistion), e.g., syntactic complexity or lexical complexity.
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those that are artificially constructed, rather than naturally developed.
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the parts of literature or speech that immediately precede and follow an unknown word or phrase and clarify its meaning.
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For questions related to the exchange of sentences, phrases, and words between oneself or with others to communicate.
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Questions related to the critical period (and its related "critical period hypothesis"), a period in life in which it is assumed that foreign language acquisition is faster and/or easier than in the p…
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For questions related to the way of life for a group of people and its effect on language