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A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person. [1]

33 relations: Basic English, Collocation, Communication, Comparison of American and British English, Computer-assisted language learning, Education, Eskimo words for snow, False friend, First grade, Flashcard, Infant, Language, Language proficiency, Learning, Linguistic relativity, Linguistics, Listening, Morphology (linguistics), Nuer people, Orthography, Phonology, Referent, Register (sociolinguistics), Second language, Semantics, Spaced repetition, Special English, Speech, Swadesh list, Syntax, Word, Word Association, Word game.

Basic English

Basic English is an English-based controlled language created by linguist and philosopher Charles Kay Ogden as an international auxiliary language, and as an aid for teaching English as a second language.

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Collocation

In corpus linguistics, a collocation is a sequence of words or terms that co-occur more often than would be expected by chance.

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Communication

Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the purposeful activity of information exchange between two or more participants in order to convey or receive the intended meanings through a shared system of signs and semiotic rules.

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Comparison of American and British English

This is one of a series of articles about the differences between British English and American English, which, for the purposes of these articles, are defined as follows.

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Computer-assisted language learning

Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is succinctly defined in a seminal work by Levy (1997: p. 1) as "the search for and study of applications of the computer in language teaching and learning".

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning.

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Eskimo words for snow

The claim that Eskimo languages have an unusually large number of words for snow is a widespread idea first voiced by Franz Boas and has become a cliché; it is often used to illustrate the way in which language embodies different local concerns in different parts of the world.

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False friend

False friends are words in two languages (or letters in two alphabets) that look or sound similar, but differ significantly in meaning.

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First grade

First grade (called Grade 1 in some countries) is the first grade in elementary school.

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Flashcard

A flashcard or flash card is a set of cards bearing information, as words or numbers, on either or both sides, used in classroom drills or in private study.

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Infant

An infant (from the Latin word infans, meaning "unable to speak" or "speechless") is the very young offspring of a human or animal.

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Language

Language is the ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so, and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Language proficiency

Language proficiency or linguistic proficiency is the ability of an individual to speak or perform in an acquired language.

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Learning

Learning is the act of acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing, existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information.

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Linguistic relativity

The principle of linguistic relativity holds that the structure of a language affects the ways in which its respective speakers conceptualize their world, i.e. their world view, or otherwise influences their cognitive processes.

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Linguistics

Linguistics is the scientific study of language.

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Listening

Listening is the conscious processing of the auditory stimuli that have been perceived through hearing.

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Morphology (linguistics)

In linguistics, morphology is the identification, analysis and description of the structure of a given language's morphemes and other linguistic units, such as root words, affixes, parts of speech, intonations and stresses, or implied context.

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Nuer people

The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile Valley.

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Orthography

An orthography is a set of conventions for how to write a language.

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Phonology

Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.

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Referent

A referent is a person or thing to which a linguistic expression or other symbol refers.

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Register (sociolinguistics)

In linguistics, a register is a variety of a language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting.

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Second language

A person's second language or L2, is a language that is not the native language of the speaker, but that is used in the locale of that person.

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Semantics

Semantics (from σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning.

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Spaced repetition

Spaced repetition is a learning technique that incorporates increasing intervals of time between subsequent review of previously learned material in order to exploit the psychological spacing effect.

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Special English

Special English is a controlled version of the English language first used on October 19, 1959, and still presented daily by the United States broadcasting service Voice of America (VOA).

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Speech

Speech is the vocalized form of human communication.

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Swadesh list

The Swadesh list is a classic compilation of basic concepts for the purposes of historical-comparative linguistics.

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Syntax

In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language.

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Word

In linguistics a word is the smallest element that may be uttered in isolation with semantic or pragmatic content (with literal or practical meaning).

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Word Association

Word Association is a common word game involving an exchange of words that are associated together.

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Word game

Word games puzzles are spoken or board games often designed to test ability with language or to explore its properties.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocabulary

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