Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Language Associate


A language associate is a person who

  • teaches you how to speak a language
  • provides you with language data, and
  • helps you do linguistic research.



Language associates should be

  • easy to work with
  • interested in the work
  • available to work on a regular basis
  • a fluent speaker of the language, and
  • a mother tongue speaker, if possible.

Glossary Hierarchy