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Language and Dialect

  • Robert McColl Millar

Abstract

Most of us believe we know what we mean by language. For many, the idea is approached primarily from the experience of learning a foreign language: a set of problems and tasks associated with the acquisition of lexis, phonology and syntax; the end product being (we hope) the ability to communicate in this new code. Awareness of this distinctive system proves to us that we are learning another language.

Keywords

Official Language Standard Language Language Variety Language Planning Language Figure 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Robert McColl Millar 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert McColl Millar
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AberdeenUK

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