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.
The Linguist List Web Site
One of the most comprehensive sources of linguistic information on the Web.
Linguistic Society of America
A Web site that every linguist should be familiar with.
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.
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.
Summer Internships for Students in Linguistics and Related Disciplines
There are several competitive internship programs for graduate and undergraduate linguistics students, particularly for students interested in cognitive science and computational linguistics. Many of the internships are funded by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Internships typically offer a stipend. Some offer living arrangements as well. They all offer wonderful experience in being a practicing linguist, cognitive scientist, or computational linguist. Montclair State Linguistics has sent students to internships at Johns Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania in past years, and we encourage you to keep up the tradition.
Websites that list different types of summer opportunities include:
The LinguistList Internship Registry, This webpage lists both internships and paid summer jobs. You can search by location, type of work, and area of linguistics.
In addition, the following institutions offer summer programs in linguistics and related disciplines:
Application deadline for 2015
Undergrad & grad
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.
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.
"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.
The International Phonetic Association
The IPA official Web site.
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."
Yahoo! Directory on Language and Linguistics
A good source of information on various areas of linguistics.
Applied Linguistics, TESOL, ESL
Center for Applied Linguistics
A very useful site for students, teachers, and learners of English.
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."
ERIC/CLL—Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
"ERIC/CLL provides a wide range of services and materials for language educators"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The goal of TALGS is to help TESOL professionals and Applied Linguistics graduate students create a network within their fields.
The Association for Computational Linguistics
The Special Interest Group on Computational Phonology (SIGPHON)
A site especially designed for those interested in computational phonology.
A Framework for Computational Semantics
Almost everything you need to know about computational semantics.
Language Technology Group
"The LTG is a research and development group working in the area of natural language engineering."
"Lingsoft offers solutions for language processing and comprehension in the modern, multilingual world."
Computational Linguistics--Resources and Institutions
A Web site brought to you by the University of Stuttgart
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."
Machine translations on the Web.
Text Analysis International. INC
"VisualText™ is the premier integrated development environment for building information extraction systems, natural language processing systems, and text analyzers."
Bell Laboratories--Text-to-Speech Systems
"Our system converts any machine-readable text into speech." You can test it for yourself on this site.
Languages of the World;
American Sign Language
Yamada Language Guides
Another good source of information on the languages of the world.
The European Minority Languages
A very interesting Web site on language families in Europe.
"¡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."
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."
Greek Language and Linguistics
A very comprehensive index of online dictionaries.
"Here you will find grammars and language courses for over 100 languages online, on CD ROM, and in books."
Interesting articles and facts on the Web
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.
"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.
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.