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  • A (letter) [r]: The first letter of the English and Latin alphabets. [e]
  • Africa [r]: Continent stretching over the equator, hosting deserts, tropical jungles and savannah as well as over fifty nations; population about 900,000,000. [e]
  • Alphabet [r]: Writing system in which symbols - single or multiple letters, such as <a> or <ch> - represent phonemes (significant 'sounds') of a language. [e]
  • Apostrophe [r]: Sign marking absence of a letter and, in English, possessive case. [e]
  • Art [r]: Application of human creativity to existing materials, resulting in a new object or experience. [e]
  • B (letter) [r]: The second letter of the English and Latin alphabets. [e]
  • Braille [r]: 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. [e]
  • C (letter) [r]: The third letter of the English and Latin alphabets. [e]
  • C.W. Nicol [r]: (C.W.ニコル C.W. Nikoru) Japanese environmentalist, conservationist and writer of Welsh descent (born 1940). [e]
  • Communication [r]: The set of interactive processes that create shared meaning. [e]
  • Comprehension approach [r]: several methodologies of language learning that emphasise understanding of language rather than speaking. [e]
  • Computer [r]: A machine that executes a sequence of instructions. [e]
  • Contact language [r]: 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. [e]
  • D (letter) [r]: The fourth letter of the English and Latin alphabets. [e]
  • E (letter) [r]: The fifth letter of the English and Latin alphabets. [e]
  • Education [r]: Learning and teaching activities for the purpose of acquiring knowledge, skills or social norms. [e]
  • English spellings [r]: Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters. [e]
  • F (letter) [r]: The sixth letter of the English alphabet. Its name is pronounced eff. [e]
  • French words in English [r]: French words and phrases in English, including a catalog. [e]
  • G (letter) [r]: The seventh letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • GH [r]: A digraph (a two-letter grapheme) used with various different values in a number of languages using the Latin alphabet. [e]
  • H (letter) [r]: The eighth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • I (letter) [r]: The ninth letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • J (letter) [r]: The tenth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet, and historically the last of the 26 letters to be added. [e]
  • Japanese language [r]: (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. [e]
  • Journalism [r]: Practice of writing about daily events of interest to people - politics, international affairs, sports, etc. [e]
  • K (letter) [r]: The eleventh letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • L (letter) [r]: The twelfth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • Linguistic prescriptivism [r]: The laying down or prescribing of normative rules for the use of a language, or the making of recommendations for effective language usage. [e]
  • Literature [r]: The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects. [e]
  • M (letter) [r]: The thirteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • Manga [r]: Japanese or Japanese-style comics. [e]
  • Mathematics [r]: The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof. [e]
  • N (letter) [r]: The fourteenth letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • O (letter) [r]: The fifteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet. [e]
  • Orthography [r]: Art or study of correct spelling and grammar according to established usage. [e]
  • P (letter) [r]: The sixteenth letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Pencil [r]: 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 [e]
  • Poetry [r]: 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. [e]
  • Printing press [r]: Device for making multiple paper copies of text, invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1440s. [e]
  • Q (letter) [r]: The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • R (letter) [r]: The 18th letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Reading [r]: 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) [r]: The 19th letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Scientific notation [r]: A method of representing real numbers compactly. [e]
  • Sign language [r]: A system of language in which expressions are conveyed using body movements rather than the human voice. [e]
  • T (letter) [r]: The 20th letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • The League of Gentlemen (writers and performers) [r]: 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. [e]
  • U (letter) [r]: The twenty-first letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • V (letter) [r]: The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • W (letter) [r]: The twenty-third letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Word (language) [r]: 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. [e]
  • Writing system [r]: 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. [e]
  • Written language [r]: The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system. [e]
  • X (letter) [r]: The twenty-fourth letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Y (letter) [r]: The twenty-fifth and penultimate letter of the English alphabet. [e]
  • Z (letter) [r]: The twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet. [e]