Language and languages Acquisition -- See Language acquisition Here are entered works which discuss from the linguistic or psycholinguistic viewpoint the process of the acquisition of the native language in children. Works which discuss child language in general or within an educational framework, including general characteristics and usage, are entered under the heading Children--Language. --subdivision Acquisition under names of individual languages, e.g. English language--Acquisition
Language and languages Data processing -- See Computational linguistics Here are entered works on the applications of computers in processing and analyzing language. Works on the computer processing of natural language for the purpose of enabling humans to interact with computers in natural language are entered under Natural language processing (Computer science).
Language and languages Grammar, Comparative -- See Grammar, Comparative and general Here are entered: 1. Works comparing and classifying the grammatical structure of genetically unrelated languages or groups of languages; 2. Works in which the principles of grammar in general are discussed, i.e. general, philosophical or universal grammar. Works which present a specific comparison of the grammars of two or more languages or groups of languages are entered under the name of the language, with the subdivision Grammar, Comparative, e.g. 1. Slavic languages--Grammar, Comparative; or, 1. Russian language--Grammar, Comparative--English. 2. English language--Grammar, Comparative--Russian; or, 1. Slavic languages--Grammar, Comparative--Germanic. 2 Germanic languages--Grammar, Comparative--Slavic. --subdivision Grammar, Comparative under names of languages
Language and languages Lexicology -- See Lexicology Here are entered general works and works on English lexicology. Works dealing with the lexicology of other languages are entered under names of specific languages, with subdivision Lexicology, e.g. French language--Lexicology.
Language and languages Maintenance -- See Language maintenance Here are entered works on the continued use of a language in a multilingual setting, especially when in competition with culturally or numerically more influential languages.
Language and languages Planning -- See Language planning Here are entered works on planned language change directed towards improving communication within a society. Works on government language policy are entered under Language policy.