Language-related articles

This is a section for articles about language, languages, linguistics, translation, interpreting, lexicography, writing, learning languages, teaching languages and related topics.

Contents

Writing systems | Language and language learning | Being and becoming bilingual | Language and culture | Particular languages: Chinese | English | French | Greek | Hebrew | Indonesian | Italian | Latin | Portuguese | Spanish | Other languages | Teaching languages | Translation and interpreting | Multilingual websites, databases and coding | History | Travel | Food | Spoof articles


Writing and writing systems

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Language and language learning

Academic papers / articles

Articles related to languages and language learing

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Articles about particular languages

Chinese language

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English language

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French language

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Greek language

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Hebrew language

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Indonesian language

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Italian language

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Latin language

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Portuguese language

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Spanish language

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Other languages

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Teaching languages

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Being and becoming bilingual

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Language and culture

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Translation and interpreting

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Multilingual websites, databases and coding

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History

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Travel

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Food

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Spoof articles

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