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    Every language

    Does every language have the same grammar?

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    Re: Every language

    No, the other languages which I use, Chinese and Malay for example, do not have tenses and subject-verb agreement like English.
    But this is not a question on English language.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Every language

    Do they have verb, noun, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and adjective? It's kinda strange how we are all humans but we have different languages.

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    Re: Every language

    It's not strange at all. Languages develop differently and independent of one another. Just because one language uses articles (for example), there's no reason to think that all others should. You seem to be suggesting that "Human" should be a language. If that were the case, we would presumably all use the same words, not just the same grammar.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Every language

    No, I'm saying we might have came from one parent and we started to use different languages after spreading, in my mind.

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    Re: Every language

    That still doesn't mean that every one of those languages, with their thousands of years of evolution, would end up with the same grammar.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Every language

    Does every language have verb, noun, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and adjective?

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    Re: Every language

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That still doesn't mean that every one of those languages, with their thousands of years of evolution, would end up with the same grammar.
    It looks like some people don't like simple things.

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    Re: Every language

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    Does every language have verb, noun, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and adjective?
    Didn't we answer this already?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Every language

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    It looks like some people don't like simple things.
    I have no idea what you mean by this.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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