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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 encoding language. **Henrik


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