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Are questions about history on-topic?

I was going to ask a question about the origin of the notation L1, L2, etc. for designating the order of learning languages. This seems to be a historical question. Do we want this type of question? ...
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Should we allow questions about programming languages?

While they aren't "languages" in the traditional sense, programming languages certainly differ from one another. In some cases, learning programming languages can be like learning spoken languages, ...
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Is the name change proposal “Second-Language Acquisition” really appropriate?

Over on Area 51, one of the proposed names for this site was Second Language Acquisition. While the term does accurately describe the scope of the stack, the part that really bothers me is the "Second ...
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What should we do about language tags? [closed]

We have french, japanese, english, nepalese, and chinese. I can understand latin as it's a family of languages, but why are the other ones here? This site is a site about language acquisition in ...
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Are sign languages on-topic

A question related to sign language has been asked on this site. Are sign languages treated as normal languages and are considered on-topic?
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What should our chatroom name be?

Stealing from a number of sites, I've decided to bring up the question of what the chatroom's name should be. Sites all over SE have creative, cool room names that not only are related to the site but ...
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Are methods recommendation on-topic?

Whenever someone wants to study a new language on their own, they tend to rely on some support, be it books, CDs, DVDs, Websites, etc. Are questions of the style What would you recommend to learn ...
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Are questions about language learning software efficiency on topic here?

For example, could I ask "is Duolingo/Rosetta Stone effective in teaching language X?"
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What should be the off-topic reasons? [closed]

What should the close reasons for the site be?
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Is this to be an English-only site?

Language learners come from all over the world. In a perfect world, all of them would be able to ask questions on Language Learning. On the other hand, having questions in any language imaginable ...
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How to avoid asking opinion-based questions?

Seemingly, a lot of questions are being closed as opinion-based. How can a user avoid asking a question that's primarily opinion-based?
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Can't vote or follow certain links on meta

On the main site I'm able to vote on posts and view vote breakdowns, but on meta it's not letting me do so. Also, clicking the inbox and achievements buttons in the top bar don't do anything on meta ...
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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Note: This post is (nearly) identical to this one on Latin.SE. I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is ...
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Should we use the [studies] tag?

Considering that the site is about Language Learning, studies is inferred. Should we use the tag at all?
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Are questions about individual languages on topic?

While most language concepts are language independent, some are language specific. Should we allow language specific questions?

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