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77 Answered Questions for the topic Linguistics

Linguistics Spanish

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When do you use saber versus conocer in Spanish?

This question can confuse many Spanish learners because both of these verbs translate as "to know." These two verbs cannot be used interchangeably, however! They correspond with specific situations... more
Linguistics

23d

What is morphology?

This can be a new concept for students because it has applications in other fields, such as biology, but a specific use in the field of linguistics.
Linguistics

23d

What is the difference between phones and phonemes, and how are they related?

The concepts of phones and phonemes is often difficult for students to make, particularly because they are described the same way and are related because they are both language sounds.
Linguistics Tree Diagram

05/14/20

Tree Diagram from compound words

Make tree diagram from each of compound words in two ways to show that you understand the ambiguity involved: a. New York Taxi Driver b. Californian History Teacher
Linguistics

04/01/20

What is "universal semantic constraint" in the field of linguistics?

Linguistics

03/24/20

Moroccan dialect

How does Moroccan dialect differ from other Arabic dialects ?

02/12/20

How is language related to social and economic inequality? And how is this inequality related to how languages flourish, change, or die out?

Can you give examples of how some endangered languages have been revived?
Linguistics

01/23/20

What are some types of CDA?

Kindly name and discuss five types of discourses available in the field of CDA for the researchers to do critical discourse analysis.
Linguistics

01/20/20

How easy is to learn Portuguese if you know Spanish?

Differences between the two languages and their False Friends.
Linguistics Art Language

07/10/19

Term to describe the fact of using art to push ideology?

Hi everyone,I was wondering if there is a term to describe/qualify the fact of using art (literature, cinema…) and/or a specific medium to push ideology? For example, someone who would defend the... more
Linguistics

06/28/19

Where is the birthplace of the Urdu language?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Which word is the odd one out: First- Second- Third- Forth- Fifth- Sixth- Seventh?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Why is there an “H” in “John”?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Which is the Most difficult language in world to learn and why?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Without dictionaries, how were languages learned in the past?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Will language evolve significantly in the next 500 years?

Linguistics

06/25/19

Why is grammar important, and how is it best explained?

Linguistics Esl/esol Speech

06/17/19

Is there a term for the linguistic phenomenon where a word in a sentence describes the sentence itself instead of just the elements in the sentence?

I'm thinking specifically of they way words like "frankly" are sometimes used in modern English. Take the sentence: "His speech was uninhibited, unprepared, and *frankly* insulting to half of his... more
Linguistics

06/07/19

What languages have influenced Italian the most?

Linguistics

06/05/19

What might the earliest human languages have sounded like?

Linguistics

06/05/19

What verb tense exists in another language but NOT in English?

Linguistics

06/02/19

How many vowel sounds in English alphabet?

Linguistics

06/02/19

How mutually intelligible are the Cyrillic and Greek alphabets?

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