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MHS Library | English Language Year 11

Other metalanguage

(From Study Design:) Other metalanguage
The following terms  are not confined to one particular subsystem of language:
• function, field, mode,  setting,  context,  relationships between participants
• critical period of language development
• theories of child language acquisition including behaviourism, innatism, interactionism
• first- and additional-language acquisition, bilingualism, multi-lingualism
• Indo-European language family
• standardisation and codification
• prescriptivism and descriptivism
• Lingua franca
• linguistic relativism and determinism
• pidgins and creoles
• language maintenance, shift and reclamation.