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Meaning and Context in Language Teaching 2

Meaning and Context in Language Teaching

Meaning and context in language teaching As language teachers, we would want to engage our students to acquire language meaningfully, to negotiate meaning and get their messages through. We do that in activities involving...

Linguistics Lecture 0

Linguistics Lecture

What is linguitics? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar. He also explores why...

What is linguistics? 3

What is linguistics?

Definition of linguistics? Human language has been a topic of study for a long time. But the study of language in a scientific way is quite a new discipline. Started by de Saussure, linguistics...

What is language? 0

What is language?

Definition of language Simply put, language is a set of signals used to communicate. Humans are not the only species that are endowed with the ability to communicate. Animals, too, have a well-defined system...

Why study linguistics? 1

Why study linguistics?

What is linguistics and why study it? The following slideshare tries to answer these questions. Have a look! Why Study Linguistics from Cupid Lucid

Bilingualism 0


A bilingual person A bilingual person is someone who speaks two languages. Speaking more than two languages means that you are multilingual. Multilingualism is not a rare phenomenon. It’s the norm for most of...

Quotes and sayings about language 2

Quotes and sayings about language

A list of quotes and sayings about language It is believed that language is the very essence of what constitutes our humanity. It is the mirror of both individuals and nations. Language reveals our...

A Funny Interview with Noam Chomsky! 0

A Funny Interview with Noam Chomsky!

Watch this funny video Here is an interview with Noam Chomsky. He talks about why studying language is important. Watch and have fun!