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Linguistics and Modern Languages


Loads of wordgames - this could keep you busy until next year...

For crossword crazies!

Behind the name
Looks at first names and their meanings

If you want to have lots of fun with words visit this site! Just scroll down the page and click on WordPlay.

Your Dictionary
This site has a fun section, but also a very useful dictionary and translation section.

This is a free on-line encyclopedia. Besides being useful, it also allows you to add or edit a page. Another nice feature is that it has links to wikipedias in other languages such as Afrikaans, Arabic, Basque, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.


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The more serious aim of this page is to provide links to linguistics-related Internet sites, that might be of interest to students, colleagues or those interested in linguistics. 

Feral or wild children
This is an interesting site for those interested in psycholinguistics and the critical age hypothesis. New!

Wordnet New!
This is a lexical database for English at Princeton University.

The Oxford Text Archive New!
It contains high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching.

Ethnologue : languages of the world
An excellent catalogue of more than 6 700 languages, organised in a variety of easy to access ways. Highly recommended.

African Association for Lexicography (AFRILEX)
For those interested in African lexicography.

Conceptual metaphor home page
For cognitive linguists with an interest in metaphor  

International Cognitive Linguistics Association (ICLA)
More cognitive linguistics  

Corpus Linguistics
This site is for those who want to know what corpus linguistics is.

Humbul Humanities Hub
A great gateway to the humanities. Have a look at their linguistics section.

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Summer Institute of Linguistics
Well worth a visit. The late Kenneth L. Pike was this institute's president.

The Linguist List
The site for the professional linguist.

University College London Phonetics and Linguistics Home Page
The home of Richard Hudson. Some interesting resources as well.

UCLA Linguistics Department
The home of the late Victoria Fromkin. Browse the home-pages of the UCLA Phonetics and Psycholinguistics Labs.

The MIT Linguistics Home Page
The home of none other than Noam Chomsky. Those interested in Computational and Cognitive Linguistics should also follow the link to MIT's Cognitive Science Home Page.

University of Pennsylvania Linguistics Department
The home of Bill Labov. Other interesting links too.

The Center for Applied Linguistics
A good site for those interested in ESL education etc.. Lots of links.

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An organisation concerned with the preservation of the world's linguistic diversity as well as investigating the connection between biological and cultural diversity.

The Language and Gender Page
The Language and Gender Page provides information and resources about language and gender issues.

The Linguistic Society of America
Provides useful information on a whole number of issues e.g. Linguistic Programmes and Jobs in the USA. In addition it supplies an overview of the main areas in the field.


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