Language is a specific complex system of human communication. Linguistics is a scientific discipline which is studying language in general and different languages specifically, from various approaches. Here are some of the most interesting language and linguistics facts you probably didn’t know.
1. Linguistics as a Science
Modern linguistics is a highly developed discipline that includes such main sections as phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and stylistics. During its history, when philology interacted with different non-language disciplines, new theories and methods appeared. Nowadays, linguistics includes such branches as comparative, structural, generative, cognitive linguistics, socio-,
neurolinguistics, semiotics, applied (computational) linguistics and other.