WONDER #2805: What Is Linguistics?

Question 1 of 3

According to this Wonder, what is the first step toward becoming a linguist?

  1. learn a foreign language
  2. check out books about linguistics from your local library
  3. attend college and earn a degree in the field
  4. make friends with someone who speak another language

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is something that a linguist might study?

  1. the history of languages
  2. how many dictionaries are sold in a given year
  3. how the brain processes language
  4. both a and c

Question 3 of 3

What is NOT a job that a linguist might do?

  1. translator
  2. physician
  3. researcher
  4. college professor

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