All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
3answers
36 views

Do we want accepted answers on our site to be unpinned from the top?

Currently, accepted answers are always pinned at the top of the list of answers, regardless whether you sort them by "Active", "Oldest" or "Votes".[1] Last week, Stack ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

How is asking a question about the difference between 2 letters not relevant to language learning?

I posted a question about the difference between ی and ي with the tag #arabic because I checked Area51 & an Arabic SE does not exist, & was told it was off-topic which is absurd. I would post ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Add blog to StackExchange drop-down menu?

I just noticed that CrossValidated SE has a blog on BlogOverflow. When you are registered on CrossValidated SE and you go to that site, the StackExchange drop-down menu at the top of the page does not ...
1
vote
2answers
31 views

Remove 'speak' tag or make it a synonym of 'speaking'

A few minutes ago, I noticed that there is a speak tag, which has no questions. I don't know who created it. Do we want to keep it? If yes, should it be made a synonym of the speaking, which ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Language learning or teaching websites outside Stack Exchange

What other websites exist where one can ask questions about learning or teaching languages? See also: Resources for Researching Language Learning Questions List of language-related Stack Exchange ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Do we need the tag [l2-acquisition]?

Isn't l2-acquisition essentially the purpose of this site? Could it not be applied to every question here?
1
vote
2answers
86 views

Blog post review process

The community blog is just that: a community blog, meaning its content is not up to the discretion of a single user, rather this community. What can we do ensure that the community is in agreement ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Please don't migrate proofreading questions to English Language Learners

Please don't migrate questions like this one: Could you help correct this paragraph [closed] I had started working a full-time job since I wasn't graduated. After almost 2 years of working, I find ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

This wouldn't be on topic on Language Learning, would it?

Not sure if pedagogy is on-topic here. Let me know if it happens to be, and I shall effect the migration. Constructivism Learning Theory for English language Teaching [closed]
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Are questions regarding the language acquisition methods of famous individuals on-topic?

We have several questions that fall in line with this topic: namely this question about Cardinal Mezzofanti, and this more recent question about Celine Dion. Are these questions on-topic? How can one ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Are not list-questions off-topic in this site?

Are not list-questions off-topic in this site? If so, why?
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Can we restrict [reference-request] to answers with references only?

What I'm proposing is something similar to the hard-science over on Worldbuilding (the tag wiki): For questions that require answers to be backed up by equations, empirical evidence, scientific ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Best questions and answers from 1st and 2nd quarters of 2020

I'm reviving an idea that has been neglected since 2017. (See Nominate your favourite answers from the third quarter of 2017.) Please post links to your favourite questions and answers from the first ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Are questions about speech-language pathology on-topic?

Are questions about the professional practice of Speech-Language Pathology on-topic? Much of the practice area of such clinicians relates to skills that language learners care about (e.g. ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

The tags [language-comparison], [comparative-linguistics], and contrastive linguistics

It seems to me that the tag comparative-linguistics has been used in a way that does not much its usual definition. Wikipedia defines comparative linguistics as a branch of historical linguistics ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

What is the [image] tag for?

The image tag currently has no description. Is it for questions that contain an image, questions that request images, or both? Are there any other use cases?
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Can we change the [studies] tag to [scientific-research]? [duplicate]

Honestly, studies seems a bit open-ended. This could relate to schoolwork or studying a language, rather than scientific documentation on the subject. On the other hand, scientific-research is clear, ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

How should we answer questions that ask for scientific studies in the answer, but no studies have yet been conducted on the topic? [duplicate]

In this case, is it acceptable to cite a reputable blog or website, as well as some personal experience?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

About the tags [reference-request], [published-studies] and [learning-methods]

Thought it is clear that those tags can be used for different things I think there is some overlapping. reference-request and published-studies Since a study can be used as a reference and a ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Arabic Site proposal needs your support [closed]

I am hoping that many users of the LL community would be interested in the Arabic site proposal: https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/123866/arabic-language Please support this proposal by ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Feature the nomination of pro-tempore moderators

I think the nomination of pro-tempore mods should have the featured tag so that it appears on the sidebar of the main site. We want the attention, and votes, of users of the main site that are not ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How can the question about an English grammar course be improved?

The question For a English Grammar Course, what should be included in the list below and what should be removed? was closed because, according to the three close voters, it "needs to be more ...
0
votes
4answers
107 views

What should we do about questions that are asking for really specific studies/references?

For example, look at these three questions. All tagged reference-request, and all have no answers. That's a major problem. These extremely specific questions can't really be answered unless there's a ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Linguistics has a reading list of books on L1 and L2 Acquisition

This isn't a question, but the information feels crucial enough to warrant its own post. https://linguistics.meta.stackexchange.com/q/1993 features books on Language Acquisition, L1 Acquisition, L2 ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Best questions and answers from 4h quarter of 2020

I am continuing an idea that began in 2017 and that was revived this summer. Please post links to your favourite questions and answers from the fourth quarter of 2020 (posted between 1 October and 31 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Best questions and answers from 3rd quarter of 2020

I am continuing an idea that began in 2017 and that was revived this summer. Please post links to your favourite questions and answers from the third quarter of 2020 (posted between 1 July and 30 ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Languages supersite on Codidact

There's a proposal for a Languages site on Codidact, a Q&A site created by users who left StackExchange, that I've proposed taking the idea from Rebecca Stones's Languages.SE proposal on Area 51. ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
-2
votes
4answers
46 views

Can cross language translations be asked here?

it's hard to find a resource where a person can ask for a most appropriate translation from a phrase in one language to another, do you think we can ask questions of this sort in here?
-2
votes
2answers
58 views

What should we do about the questions that is not really about learning process, but about the effect of it to the learners?

So far, I have noticed some questions that are not really related to the process of learning a language, but effect of it to the learners. Three examples: Does learning a second language happen in ...
-2
votes
2answers
37 views

If people aren't keen on individual language questions/tags, how about language groups?

There's a lot of debate going on about questions and tags for individual languages. Personally, I think they should be on topic, as most people on here will be learning (or teaching) one or more ...
-2
votes
1answer
102 views

Should a question based on false premise be closed?

There is an argument saying that questions based on false premise should be closed*. An example question of that argument is "How's X helpful?"**. According to the argument, that question is based on ...
-3
votes
2answers
72 views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
68 views

Why was 'Are there books or resources in Spanish for learning Latin with 0% experience?' closed?

Being objective, my question consists with this answer which specifies: Resource requests can fit on SE, as long as they're objectively framed. Does Resource X exist? Should be fine.
-4
votes
1answer
73 views

Are questions about animal communication on-topic?

Are questions about human-animal communication on-topic here? Of course, still with regards to language learning. (e.g. learning to communicate with animals, gorillas learning sign language, etc.)
-4
votes
1answer
88 views

Should the mods close unclear questions?

Why retain vocabulary when there are dictionaries? I'm not complaining why my question is closed. Let's just say that some people think that it should be closed, and one of those people happens to be ...
-4
votes
2answers
64 views

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 ...
-5
votes
3answers
43 views

Should we require more information the mentioned language if it's a non-popular language?

For example, see this question: Through which language can you learn the most other languages? That question mentions about Tagalog, Arabic and Tamil language. Now I don't want to disrespect any ...
-5
votes
2answers
73 views

Sandbox for Proposed Questions

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where LanguageLearning.SE users can get feedback on prospective questions they wish to post. This is useful because writing a clear and fully ...
-7
votes
3answers
101 views

Let's not close a question for a while until this site has firm policy and guidelines

I have just cast two reopen votes for those closed as "primarily opinion based (POB)" because I think it is very grey area where you can't define which is POB and which is not on Language Learning. ...

15 30 50 per page
1 2 3
4