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- A (letter) : The first letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- Africa : Continent stretching over the equator, hosting deserts, tropical jungles and savannah as well as over fifty nations; population about 900,000,000.
- Alphabet : Writing system in which symbols - single or multiple letters, such as <a> or <ch> - represent phonemes (significant 'sounds') of a language.
- Apostrophe : Sign marking absence of a letter and, in English, possessive case.
- Art : Application of human creativity to existing materials, resulting in a new object or experience.
- B (letter) : The second letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- Braille : System of writing and printing for blind or visually impaired people, in which varied arrangements of raised dots representing letters and numerals are identified by touch.
- C (letter) : The third letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- C.W. Nicol : (C.W.ニコル C.W. Nikoru) Japanese environmentalist, conservationist and writer of Welsh descent (born 1940).
- Communication : The set of interactive processes that create shared meaning.
- Comprehension approach : several methodologies of language learning that emphasise understanding of language rather than speaking.
- Computer : A machine that executes a sequence of instructions.
- Contact language : any language which is created through contact between two or more existing languages; may occur when people who share no native language need to communicate, or when a language of one group becomes used for wider communication.
- D (letter) : The fourth letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- E (letter) : The fifth letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- Education : Learning and teaching activities for the purpose of acquiring knowledge, skills or social norms.
- English spellings : Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters.
- F (letter) : The sixth letter of the English alphabet. Its name is pronounced eff.
- French words in English : French words and phrases in English, including a catalog.
- G (letter) : The seventh letter of the English alphabet.
- GH : A digraph (a two-letter grapheme) used with various different values in a number of languages using the Latin alphabet.
- H (letter) : The eighth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- I (letter) : The ninth letter of the English alphabet.
- J (letter) : The tenth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet, and historically the last of the 26 letters to be added.
- Japanese language : (日本語 Nihongo), Japonic language spoken mostly in Japan; Japonic family's linguistic relationship to other tongues yet to be established, though Japanese may be related to Korean; written in a combination of Chinese-derived characters (漢字 kanji) and native hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ) scripts; about 125,000,000 native speakers worldwide.
- Journalism : Practice of writing about daily events of interest to people - politics, international affairs, sports, etc.
- K (letter) : The eleventh letter of the English alphabet.
- L (letter) : The twelfth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- Linguistic prescriptivism : The laying down or prescribing of normative rules for the use of a language, or the making of recommendations for effective language usage.
- Literature : The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects.
- M (letter) : The thirteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- Manga : Japanese or Japanese-style comics.
- Mathematics : The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
- N (letter) : The fourteenth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- O (letter) : The fifteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- Orthography : Art or study of correct spelling and grammar according to established usage.
- P (letter) : The sixteenth letter of the English alphabet.
- Pencil : An instrument used for writing or drawing and which employs a dry medium, typically a compound based on graphite, or, if a colored pencil, a mixture of pigments and a binder
- Poetry : A form of literary work which uses rhythm, metre, and sound elements (such as assonance or dissonance) to structure, amplify, and in some instances supplant the literal meanings of words.
- Printing press : Device for making multiple paper copies of text, invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1440s.
- Q (letter) : The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet.
- R (letter) : The 18th letter of the English alphabet.
- Reading : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Reading (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- S (letter) : The 19th letter of the English alphabet.
- Scientific notation : A method of representing real numbers compactly.
- Sign language : A system of language in which expressions are conveyed using body movements rather than the human voice.
- T (letter) : The 20th letter of the English alphabet.
- The League of Gentlemen (writers and performers) : British comedy writers and actors comprising Jeremy Dyson, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss; best known for their horror comedy series of the same name.
- U (letter) : The twenty-first letter of the English alphabet.
- V (letter) : The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet.
- W (letter) : The twenty-third letter of the English alphabet.
- Word (language) : A unit of language, often regarded as 'minimally distinctive' and used to build larger structures such as phrases; languages vary in how distinctive word units are and how much they may be modified.
- Writing system : A set of signs used to represent a language, such as an alphabet, or a set of rules used to write a language, such as conventions of spelling and punctuation.
- Written language : The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system.
- X (letter) : The twenty-fourth letter of the English alphabet.
- Y (letter) : The twenty-fifth and penultimate letter of the English alphabet.
- Z (letter) : The twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet.