What do we know about language? What do all languages have in common? This topic introduces students to reflect upon the nature of human language and its uses, the evolution of languages and the similarities between related language families. Evidence-based discussions will help to dispel some common misconceptions that people have about language and language use, and practical guidance will be given to enhance inter-comprehension between related languages. The topic will also discuss the impact of globalization on language diversity.
This topic aims to:
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