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Knowledge of grammar and structure of a local language/language families (if LWC is not related to languages in the area where you are working)
Basic understanding of the grammar and structure of the language
The following activities have been identified to achieve comptency in Local Language in levels from Learner to Expert.
Begin to learn a local language, or learn to read and write your own mother tongue.
Study and describe the basic structures of the language and language family.
Identify major similarities and differences in languages inside and outside the language family.
Publish your linguistic analysis in a scholarly journal.