Re: Teaching linguistics through conlanging
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 4, 2005, 22:41|
Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...> writes:
> One of my profs here at the University of Calgary uses the construction
> of a mini-conlang to teach children about linguistics. ...
> ... Apparently the kids really enjoy it.
I can imagine that. Especially regarding the age, I think those
children are caught when many of them regularly invent (probably
mostly trivial) conlangs/secret languges, etc. It seems very nice to
get them thinking about the abstract possibilities that exist in