Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. Newbie
    Student or Learner

    • Join Date: Feb 2010
    • Posts: 1

    Language Area

    I've been asked to suggest three language areas I would choose to teach a Beginner Level class . What is a language area ?



    • Join Date: Dec 2009
    • Posts: 576

    Re: Language Area

    (Not a teacher)

    Hmm. Perhaps it means grammar, vocabulary, literacy etc. Those kinds of 'areas'? Or perhaps even more specific - pronouns, spelling, punctuation, past tense etc.

  2. Raymott's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 24,109

    Re: Language Area

    The subcategories of linguistics are usually called "levels":
    phonetics, phonology, morphology, synteax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, etc.
    Eg. Analyze this sentence on syntactic and semantic levels.

    I don't know what "language areas" are. They could be the same thing.

Similar Threads

  1. [Essay] to learn a new language
    By mkmfAm in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28-Apr-2009, 17:21
  2. Will English shift to be a tone language?
    By Cheng-Zhong Su in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 24-Apr-2009, 20:45
  3. Learn a Foreign Language from TV dramas
    By jimmayor007 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Dec-2007, 00:35
  4. linguistic theories (grammar, language)
    By bianca in forum Linguistics
    Replies: 57
    Last Post: 24-Aug-2007, 08:09
  5. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 25-Oct-2006, 00:17


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts