CONLANG Digest - 24 Feb 2000 to 25 Feb 2000 (#2000-57)
|From:||Fredrik Ekman <ekman@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 26, 2000, 12:43|
> I agree with And; phonology is best acquired by doing and practicing,
> rather than by trying to assimilate large chunks of expository
While not a linguist, I am something of a pedagogist, and I do not quite
agree here. While practice and experience is important in all learning (or
should be) it is also best balanced by a healthy dose of theory.
Assimilation and accomodation are both important for the learning process.
Of course, it would never occur to me to demand that anyone write a
general tutorial for me. I am only speaking from a theoretical point of
Sorry about the off-topic post.