There is no such thing as “proper English.” You cannot tell someone’s intelligence by the type of English they speak. If you are about to tell someone that their English is wrong , chances are that “rule” is outdated and irrelevant.
Also, that whole “200 words…
Languages ranked from easiest to hardest for English speakers - Infographic found here.
they’re all hard lol :(
Me and trying to learn how to read/write Chinese is like me running into a brick wall
Also where is German
I feel like German should be med-easy
are you an intervocalic /t/ because I would so tap that
Not an article, but I couldn’t help but laugh.
If you are bilingual/multilingual and English is not your first language and you would be willing to fill out a short questionnaire for me, please answer here. It will be very short, anonymous and I will be using it for my final paper in my…
I saw this video on the #linguistics tag, but I didn’t want to scroll all the way down and find it (sorry :\) so here I am posting it as if for the first time :P
It’s a really cool panel about sociolinguistics (that’s what it’s called, right?).
LERA BORODITSKY IS IN THIS OMG
Links to proceedings published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project
My favourite database in the history of ever.
by Nigel Duffield, et al.
Just to let you know, the link given does not work for me.
Op, well, that’s upsetting - I’ll try to look for another link that does work. Thanks for letting me know!
A blog where you can hire me to write you a language for whatever creative endeavor you have in the…
A colleague of mine is involved in language construction and gave a presentation today on a language she is currently working on (for a novel, I believe). Just wanted to post her site here in case any of you have a need for someone to construct a language for you and “whatever creative endeavor” you may have in mind!