language zone

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Noun1.language zone - 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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Two specific aspects of SIWI believed to contribute to students' English and/or ASL linguistic competence are (1) interactive writing and (2) the language zone.
"We are already seeing a very encouraging growth in interest from the German language zone and are confident that Qatar has what it takes to meet and exceed the expectations of visitors from this part of the world."
He finds in Kafka's language few 'Pragismen', but many features characteristic of the southern German language zone. Some syntactic oddities may be due to interference from Czech, as may some departures from German case and gender: in the manuscript of Der Process Kafka originally wrote 'um einem Process' and 'dieses Einladung'.

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