Useful Linguistics Links

This page is designed as a source of linguistics links that, hopefully, many of you will find useful. If you know any intersting links that are not listed here, please contact us and we will add them to the list.

Summer Internships
List of internships and summer jobs for graduate and undergraduate students of linguistics, cognitive science, and computational linguistics. Click here.

The Linguist List Web Site
One of the most comprehensive sources of linguistic information on the Web.
www.linguistlist.org

Linguistic Society of America
A Web site that every linguist should be familiar with.
www.lsadc.org

The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
CAL is a private, non-profit organization: a group of scholars and educators who use the findings of linguistics and related sciences in identifying and addressing language-related problems. CAL carries out a wide range of activities including research, teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information, design and development of instructional materials, technical assistance, conference planning, program evaluation, and policy analysis.
www.cal.org

Jobs for Linguists
This site, maintained by Naomi Nagy at the University of New Hampshire, has tips for job searching as well as online sources of jobs for linguists.
jobs

The European Center for Modern Languages
Central to the ECML's activities are the international projects that it runs. Dealing with a variety of aspects of language education, these projects are organised for the Centre by international teams of experts. They are primarily targeted at teacher trainers, researchers and key multipliers in the language field. They aim at raising awareness, providing training and facilitating networks of mutual encouragement and support.
www.ecml.at

Haskins Laboratories
An official web site for the Haskins Laboratories at Yale University. The site describes in details the research on language acquisition that is being conducted there.
www.haskins.yale.edu/

SIL International

"The purpose of SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics) is to work with language communities worldwide to facilitate language-based development through research, translation, and literacy." This page contains a lot of useful and interesting information.
www.sil.org

The International Phonetic Association
The IPA official Web site.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk/IPA/ipa.html

Linguistic Data Consortium
"The Linguistic Data Consortium supports language-related education, research and technology development by creating and sharing linguistic resources: data, tools and standards."
www.ldc.upenn.edu

Yahoo! Directory on Language and Linguistics
A good source of information on various areas of linguistics.
dir.yahoo.com/Social_Science/linguistics_and_human_languages


Applied Linguistics, TESOL, ESL

Center for Applied Linguistics
A very useful site for students, teachers, and learners of English.
www.cal.org

American Association for Applied Linguistics
"Founded in 1977, the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics."
www.aaal.org

ERIC/CLL—Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
"ERIC/CLL provides a wide range of services and materials for language educators"
www.cal.org/ericcll

TESOL--"The Linguistic Funland"
An interesting site with resources for teachers of English as a Foreign Language. The site offers materials, ideas, job postings, and many more.
www.tesol.net

TESOL
An Internet site designed especially for TESOL teachers. This site provides a lot of useful information about teaching, TESOL jobs, TESOL literature and much more.
www.tesol.org/index.html

TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links
This site is full of useful and interesting links for students and teachers of English. It can direct you to information about nearly every area of applied linguistics and teaching English.
iteslj.org/ESL3.html

English as a Second Language
This site is designed mainly for ESL students, but teachers and instructors can find a lot of interesting things there, as well. This site provides information, job postings, ESL materials, and much more.
www.rong-chang.com/

The ESL Lounge
This is an interesting site for teachers and instructors. You can find lesson plans for all proficiency levels, share stories, talk to other instructors, search jobs, and much more.
www.esl-lounge.com/

TALGS
The goal of TALGS is to help TESOL professionals and Applied Linguistics graduate students create a network within their fields.
http://core.ecu.edu/engl/talgs/


Computational Linguistics

The Association for Computational Linguistics
www.cs.columbia.edu/~acl/home.html

The Special Interest Group on Computational Phonology (SIGPHON)
A site especially designed for those interested in computational phonology.
www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/sigphon/

A Framework for Computational Semantics
Almost everything you need to know about computational semantics.
www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~fracas

Language Technology Group
"The LTG is a research and development group working in the area of natural language engineering."
www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/

LINGSOFT--Language Sense
"Lingsoft offers solutions for language processing and comprehension in the modern, multilingual world."
www.lingsoft.fi

Computational Linguistics--Resources and Institutions
A Web site brought to you by the University of Stuttgart
www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/info/FTPServer.html

Natural Language Software Registry (NLSR)
"A concise summary of the capabilities and sources of a large amount of natural language processing (NLP) software available to the NLP community."
registry.dfki.de

Translation Experts.Com
Machine translations on the Web.
www.tranexp.com

Text Analysis International. INC
"VisualText™ is the premier integrated development environment for building information extraction systems, natural language processing systems, and text analyzers."
www.textanalysis.com

Bell Laboratories--Text-to-Speech Systems
"Our system converts any machine-readable text into speech." You can test it for yourself on this site.
www.bell-labs.com/project/tts

Languages of the World;
American Sign Language


Ethnologue
An extensive guide to the languages of the world. Located on the SIL Web site.
www.sil.org/ethnologue
www.ethnologue.com

Yamada Language Guides
Another good source of information on the languages of the world.
http://babel.uoregon.edu/yamada/guides.html

The European Minority Languages
A very interesting Web site on language families in Europe.
www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/saoghal/mion-chanain/Failte_en.html

¡LoveLanguages!
"¡LoveLanguages is a comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. The more than 2,000 links at iLoveLanguages have been hand-reviewed to bring you the best language links the Web has to offer."
www.ilovelanguages.com

American Sign Language Linguistic Research Project
"The ASLLRP includes investigation of the syntactic structure of ASL and development of multimedia tools to facilitate access to and analysis of primary data for sign language research."
www.bu.edu/asllrp

Greek Language and Linguistics
www.greek-language.com

yourDictionary.com
A very comprehensive index of online dictionaries.
www.yourdictionary.com

Grammars Online
"Here you will find grammars and language courses for over 100 languages online, on CD ROM, and in books."
www.yourdictionary.com/grammars.html


Interesting articles and facts on the Web

Memepool
This strange sounding Web site is actually a very interesting collection of articles and sites on various linguistic topics. Although not always serious, it's definitely worth checking out.
www.memepool.com/Subject/Linguistics

Voynich Manuscript
"The Voynich Manuscript is considered to be 'The Most Mysterious Manuscript in the World.' To this day this medieval artifact resists all efforts at translation. It is either an ingenious hoax or an unbreakable cipher." See it for yourself. The site has scanned pages of the manuscript, so you can try to figure it out. Maybe you will be the first person who is able to read it. You can buy the book on this mysterious text online.
www.world-mysteries.com/sar_13.htm

Do we talk too fast?
Read what Deborah Tannen has to say about it in her article "Did You Catch That?" in Washington Post Online.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A9089-2003Jan4.html