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Language: Definitions and Observations - Grammar and Composition
A human system of communication that uses arbitrary signals, such as voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols. The study of language is called linguistics.
http://grammar.about.com/od/il/g/languageterm.htm
Five Theories on the Origins of Language - Grammar and Composition
What was the first language? How did language begin--and where and when? It's hard to imagine a cultural phenomenon that's more important than the ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/grammarfaq/a/Where-Does-Language-Come-From.htm
Six Common Myths About Language and Grammar
In the book Language Myths, edited by Laurie Bauer and Peter Trudgill (Penguin, 1998), a team of leading linguists set out to challenge some of the ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/langmyths6.htm
Italian-English Dictionary - Italian Language - About.com
Bilingual Italian-English dictionary organized by letter. Reference thousands of Italian words, each with the English translation. Just click on a letter and ...
http://italian.about.com/od/bilingualdictionaries/a/italian-language-dictionary.htm
Learn English as a Second Language
Learn English with the About.com guide to English as a 2nd language (ESL / EFL ). Learn English using resources including English grammar explanations, ...
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English as a Foreign Language (EFL) - Definitions
A traditional term for the use or study of the English language by non-native speakers in countries where English is generally not a local medium of ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/e/g/English-As-A-Foreign-Language-Efl.htm
Understanding Body Language - Introduction
The first of nine pages on body language, which refers to the nonverbal signals that we use in order to communicate.
http://psychology.about.com/od/nonverbalcommunication/ss/understanding-body-language.htm
The Definitive Book of Body Language - Psychology - About.com
The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan and Barbara Pease offers practical advice and useful information about body language. Learn more about The ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/nonverbalcommunication/gr/bodylanguage.htm
Introduction to French - Basic information about French language ...
If you've ever wondered where French came from and how it fits in with other languages, here is some basic information.
http://french.about.com/cs/francophonie/a/introduction.htm
Shakespeare's Language (Lyn Darnley Interview)
The Royal Shakespeare Company's voice coach, Lyn Darnley, shares her love of Shakespeare's language and reveals why Shakespeare's writing has been so ...
http://shakespeare.about.com/od/interviews/a/language.htm
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