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Poudel, Kamal Kumar – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
The metalingual (also called "metalinguistic") function of language is a well-discussed concept in the literature of functional linguistics. It is often conceived as a purpose in which language is used to define or talk about language itself. Similarly, the purpose in which language is used for teaching in general is explained as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metalinguistics, Language Acquisition, Parent Child Relationship