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language arts

Syllabification: lan·guage arts

Definition of language arts in English:

noun

The study of grammar, composition, spelling, and (sometimes) public speaking, typically taught as a single subject in elementary and middle school.
Example sentences
  • Too often, the different curricular subjects, such as social studies, language arts, math, and science, are presented to students in a vacuum.
  • I teach two classes of grade fives language arts and social studies at the International Christian School here in Hong Kong.
  • Anticipating the future development of an interdisciplinary unit involving science, language arts, and social studies, adaptation became our theme.

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