ERIC Number: ED044981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 21.
A brief analysis and definition of general linguistics focuses on distinct areas of study within the science, including descriptive, historical, comparative, and computational linguistics. Other branches of the science discussed are psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and dialectology. Technical concepts encountered in the literature are also examined. The contributions of linguistics to foreign language teaching are variously noted. (RL)
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Descriptive Linguistics, Dialect Studies, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Research, Linguistic Theory, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.