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Swahili is spoken throughout the blue areas in several forms. It is the designated language in the nations around Lake Victoria. Credit: Fobos92.

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1 Yes or No, There are approximately 3,000–6,000 languages that are spoken by humans today.


2 True or False, A dominant group for a language differs from a control group in that it rules the treatment of the control group.


3 Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea for a language versus a control group is feasible is called a


4 Yes or No, Linguistics is the scientific study of human language.


5 True or False, A control group may be used for a language to demonstrate no effect or a standard effect versus a novel effort applied to a treatment group.


6 Complete the text:

A short or realization of a certain or idea to a treament's feasibility for a language is called a proof of .

7 Yes or No, A form of communication using words either spoken or gestured with the hands and structured with grammar, often with a writing system, is called a language.


8 True or False, A pure language involves no doing apart from itself.


9 Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure of a language, including a control group, consists of , procedures, findings, and .

10 True or False, The purpose of a treatment group for a language is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time relative to a control group.



Main source: Hypotheses
  1. The root of the various languages may be some form of geographic or loss of trade route isolation of larger population centers.

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