language area

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Noun1.language area - a large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language
left brain, left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
Broca's area, Broca's center, Broca's convolution, Broca's gyrus, convolution of Broca - the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
Wernicke's area, Wernicke's center - the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
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Looking back at European history since the middle ages, France was the first large language area to be permanently united in a centralized state.
We will continue working to safeguard the prestige the journal has thus far acquired thanks to the commitment of authors in sharing relevant contents for the teachers and researchers in the English language area.
This implies that the "classical" language area Wernicke can also be related to other cognitive functions or that cognitive functions are disturbed when language is impaired (partly) in line with the model proposed by Coello et al.
Area cortical del lenguaje: una reconsideracion funcional [The language area of the brain: A functional reassessment].
Sometimes the church personnel are transferred from one language area to another language area and after some time to yet another language area.
In the language area articles, one finds, in this issue, themes involving additional and alternative communication and written language.
As we were in a Welsh language area, the experiences they got from the trip made it a real education for them and they even ended up spending time at school with the locals.
Another factor that could imply that no benefits of cooperative learning in the language area was observed was the kind of activities or assignment carried out in each session of this subject.
Besides, the selection would also depend on the topic, the target language area, skills, the needs, and the interests of the learners.
Abstract: This paper concerns the question of why there are so few named groups in the Woiwurrung language area compared with other language groups to its west and north-west.
The Japanese Language Area Training Center, better known as FSI Yokohama, provides an intense, deeply immersive study environment for an average of 10 students annually.

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