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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…
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.
For questions on prepositions and postpositions, together known as adpositions.
For questions relating to the effects of language learning in adulthood and language learning techniques and methods specifically designed for adults to use.
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.
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.
a flashcard application that uses spaced-repetition algorithms to decrease studying time and increase memory fidelity.
For questions about the Aramaic language
Questions related to the type of words that is used to introduce a noun phrase (such as 'a', 'an' and 'the' in English).
For questions related to the pronunciation of a sound through exhaling.
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 …
Questions about basal readers, a type of book or textbook designed to help children learn to read their native language.
For questions related to the positive (helpful) effects of learning a language.
the ability of an individual to functionally use at least two different languages
For questions related to the Braille writing system of raised dots
For questions related to Complexity Accuracy Fluency (CAF) as measures for progress in second language acquisition.
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…
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.
How children learn languages differently (or similarly) to adults, and how children can be taught to learn languages.
Questions about the Chinese languages and their dialects, including, but not limited to, Standard Chinese, Mandarin, Wu, Yue, and Min.
Expressing a concept in more words than necessary, especially because of a lack of vocabulary
Questions about (learning) classifiers or measure words, which are very common in East Asian languages.
Questions about learning or teaching languages in a classroom context (or any formal type of education).
Questions related to Clozemaster, a language learning website that relies heavily on gamification and sentences where you need to fill in words.
the act of changing between languages in the midst of a conversation
Questions relating to cognitive disorders that (may) affect language learning.
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 …
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…
For questions about language complexity (used as a measure for second language acquistion), e.g., syntactic complexity or lexical complexity.
those that are artificially constructed, rather than naturally developed.
the parts of literature or speech that immediately precede and follow an unknown word or phrase and clarify its meaning.
For questions related to the exchange of sentences, phrases, and words between oneself or with others to communicate.
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…
For questions related to the way of life for a group of people and its effect on language