7 edition of How to learn an unwritten language found in the catalog.
How to learn an unwritten language
Sarah C. Gudschinsky
Bibliography: p. 61-62.
|Statement||[by] Sarah C. Gudschinsky.|
|Series||Studies in anthropological method|
|LC Classifications||P51 .G75|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 64 p.|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||67022612|
Which is redundant, since all of the rules of the English language are undictated, we learn them naturally as children. Nobody had to explain to you that subjects come before verbs. Nobody had to explain to you that the expletive "it" is inserted at the beginning of a sentence when spec-TP is vacant and NOM unassigned but only when there is. There are thousands of languages with no language schools. Advanced Missionary Training enables a missionary to learn a language without books, schools, or teachers. He is even prepared to learn an unwritten language.
I love learning new terms and reading about obscure language facts, but it’s bat shit crazy to say that something in grammar is an “inviolable rule.” If someone could come up with the hat trick of finding three common exceptions to this rule, I don’t think it would knock off anyone’s top hat. The exact number of unwritten languages is hard to determine. Ethnologue (23rd edition) has data to indicate that of the currently listed 7, living languages, 3, have a developed writing system. We don't always know, however, if the existing writing systems are widely used. That is, while an alphabet may exist there may not be very many people who are literate and actually using the.
Ideographic writing systems. The best known ideographic writing system is the Chinese script which is used predominantly to write texts in the Chinese languages (including among others Mandarin~Beijing dialect, Jin, Yue~Cantonese, Hakka, Min with Taiwanese, Xiang, Gan, Wu~Shanghainese, which all differ from each other so much that the communication between users of those languages is possible. Owen Lee is an expert language learner; he speaks half a dozen languages. He gives you tons of language learning ideas in Ultimate Language Secrets. Leslie, at Your Language Guide has read this book and she thinks that it has fantastic ideas about language learning. Plus, we love the free Beyond Languages book that he includes.
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