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.
For questions about methods, techniques, and/or practices that assist in learning another language
Requests for resources related to language learning or teaching.
For questions regarding teaching oneself a language with minimal or no prior experience with it
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.
primarily hosted online or in a sort of electronic medium; examples include audiobooks, movies, and songs.
The body of words used in a particular language, or that known by an individual speaker.
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 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…
The grammar of a language defines the way in which its sentences are constructed by establishing its structure, syntax, and morphology
Physical resources such as dictionaries, text books, audio recordings, flash cards, etc, as opposed to online or electronic resources.
Questions about the Chinese languages and their dialects, including, but not limited to, Standard Chinese, Mandarin, Wu, Yue, and Min.
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.
For questions about learning languages online with sites such as Duolingo
For questions related to the German language. Questions about specific German language properties generally belong on http://german.stackexchange.com/, please read their on-topic guide before posting …
Questions regarding the effectiveness of specific language-learning or teaching techniques.
Questions about the Japanese language and its writing systems (kanji, katakana, hiragana).
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 related to listening, especially developing and improving listening skills.
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
How children learn languages differently (or similarly) to adults, and how children can be taught to learn languages.
Questions related to graded readers: books written in an easy language that is adapted to the level of learners of a foreign language. Graded readers are available for various levels of proficiency. T…
a flashcard application that uses spaced-repetition algorithms to decrease studying time and increase memory fidelity.
An individual's native languages (or mother tongues; L1) are those which have been learned by or before the critical period
Questions related to the use and purpose of flash cards, whether it be to improve them or use them.