Linguistics is the scientific study of language
. Linguistics examines language
through its structue and use. the fields
of structure are Phonetics & Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics which deal
with sounds, words, sentences, meaning, and interaction respectively. Language
use is studied as it interface with other fields
such as sociology, psychology, computer science, literature, anthropology, philosophy, or history.