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- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- British Association for Applied Linguistics : academic society for professional applied linguists, language teachers and other interested parties, based in the United Kingdom.
- Computer : A machine that executes a sequence of instructions.
- Genie (linguistics) : Add brief definition or description
- Language acquisition : The study of how language comes to users of first and second languages.
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- Low Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition : (LESLLA) forum for research into the development of second language acquisition skills by adult immigrants with little or no formal education.
- Martha Young-Scholten : linguist specialising in the phonology and syntax of second language acquisition (SLA); senior lecturer at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
- Monitor theory : Hypotheses developed by the linguist Stephen Krashen to explain and predict the process of second language acquisition.
- Noam Chomsky : American linguist, MIT professor and left-wing political activist.
- Second language acquisition : Process by which people learn a second language in addition to their native language(s), where the language to be learned is often referred to as the 'target language'.
- Sociolinguistics : Branch of linguistics concerned with language in social contexts - how people use language, how it varies, how it contributes to users' sense of identity, etc.
- Stephen Krashen : emeritus professor of education at the University of Southern California; his research concerns second language acquisition (SLA), bilingual education, literacy and neurolinguistics.
- Theoretical linguistics : Core field of linguistics, which attempts to establish the characteristics of the system of language itself by postulating models of linguistic competence common to all humans.