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Sarah
is this okay>? My major is linguistics, which is the scientific study of language, including its structure, how it’s acquired, how people use it, its history, etc.
Jun 10, 2015 6:22 AM
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It's grammatically fine, but you should avoid the use of 'etc'. It's ugly and unnecessary: the word 'including' tells you that there are more aspects than the four you mention. "My major is linguistics, which is the scientific study of language, including its structure, its history, how it’s acquired and how people use it."
June 10, 2015
Sarah
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Spanish
Learning Language
English, Spanish