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 Form 1 Introduction to History and Government Lessons

Advantages and disadvantages of linguistics as a source of information.
Brief Overview:
a. Through linguistics, facts can be obtained about the movement of people and their relationship. For example, Bantus migration can be traced.
b. It helps us understand communities better as people with a common language may have common origin.
a. It is time consuming/learning a language takes a long time.
b. There is a danger of omitting a word when translating a language. It can change a meaning if a word is omitted.
c. Inaccurate information can be passed on where wrong words are borrowed from other languages.
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