act as headings for many of the important areas of study for these materials.
You may revisit these topics, sometimes several times, because a full
understanding of each topic is only possible with the insight gained from
all the areas of study. Each time you revisit a topic you will
be bringing to it more understanding of linguistics than you had previously.
This topic list
also may act as a checklist for you in your studies and revision.
You could also
view an expanded topic list in alphabetical
You could also view a site map showing
all materials in topic order.
& Symbols and their relationship to sounds, spelling
Acquisition of Language
Change and History, including etymology
Notion of Correctness
Sounds of Language
& Written Modes
Analysis including unscripted
and Non Standard Varieties including studies
of language and social class
an unknown text , Specific Domains
& Figurative Language
English & Gobbledygook
and writing in style
and Genderlect, Political Correctness, Racism, Prejudice
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