answer TWO of the following questions related to the Week 1 and Week 2 topics of the linguistics class : 1.The study of language is important to all social sciences as well as human biology as well as other areas of scientific investigation. Why do so many areas of study have an interest in language and human communication in general? 2. Under what type of circumstance (s) have you had the most problems have with your linguistic performance? Explain why you think you had these problems. 3. Has anything about your personal linguistic competence that was subconsciously known before you began taking this class become consciously known to you now? Explain. 4. Why has English become the most commonly spoken second language in the world today? 5. How might Internet communication, text messaging, and other electronic means of communication be influencing general language change throughout the world?