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Welcome to VISL's Page of Links to Language-related sites on the Web

 

Here you can find links to sites relating to individual VISL languages or to linguistics in general.

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General

Electronic dictionaries

  • On-Line Dictionaries: includes a wide-range of dictionaries &endash; from Afrikaans to Yiddish

    Online encyclopedia

  • Wikipedia/Vikopedio (Free online co-operative encyclopedia)

    Internet corpus tools

  • webcorp: Searching the internet as a corpus, slow but nice. Keeps going.
  • web-conc: Concordancing with the whole internet as a corpus. Fast AND nice.

    Metaphors

  • Center for the Cognitive Science of Metaphor: this site contains numerous links to other sites that are related to the Lakoff-Johnson metaphor theory or the Fauconnier-Turner theory of blending.

    Newpapers and magazines from the whole world

  • kiosken: texts and news in many languages

    Online books

  • The On-line Books Page: this page contains an index of thousands of on-line books, and links to common repositories of on-line books and other documents.
  • Project Gutenberg (Free online books in many languages)

    Some other sources

  • The Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), located at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas focuses on the study of minority languages and cultures around the world. A wealth of resources is to be found here, including Conc, a concordance generator.


     

     

  • World-Wide Web Virtual Library of linguistic resources. An excellent site maintained by The LINGUIST List people.
  • Homepage of DALF = Datalingvistisk Forening (The Danish Society for Computational Linguistics).
   

Arabic

Introduction to the Arabic language
  • All about the Arabic Language (by the American Association of Teachers of Arabic) is a brief and well presented introduction to Arabic.
  • The Arabic Language (by the Arab Student Organisation of University of Virginia) offers a short description of Arabic morphology, syntax and lexis.
  • Arabic - one or several languages? (by Helle Lykke Nielsen) is a short introduction to Arabic from a sociolinguistic point of view (in Danish)
  • The Arabic Language (by Terry De Young) focuses on language history and offers a short description of the language.
  • Arabic language (by Cecil Maria Cancel) is a compilation of useful Arabic phrases, expressions and words in transliteration as well as some links to other language ressources
  • The 'Six Major Scripts' Of Arabic Calligraphy is a beautyful site describing the art of calligraphy and showing many examples of the different Arabic scripts.
  • Arabic Linguistics Society Bibliography lists sources for modern standard Arabic and Arabic dialiects.

     

    Introduction to modern Arab societies

  • Maps of the Middle East is an important collection of maps by University of Texas at Austin
  • Arabnet contains a lot of information about modern Arab societies (in Arabic and English) such as news, encyclopedias, country information, Arab cuisine etc. Sponsored by the Saudi newspaper al-Sharq al-AwsaT.
  • The Arab World (by l'Institut du Monde Arabe) focuses on geography, history, economics, education etc. and contains many beautiful photos from the region.
  • 1001 sites.com The Arab Internet Directory allows you to search for on-line information about the Arab world..
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Esperanto

 


English

 

English grammar

  • Common Errors in English: a handy guide for all who write academic papers in English - teachers as well as students. It introduces and discusses a number of commom problem areas in the English language that the troubled user will have to deal with.
  • Internet Grammar of English:  an online course in English grammar designed by University College London and written primarily for university undergraduates. It covers a wide variety of subjects, and includes large number of practical exercises.
  • Guide to Grammar and Writing: an online course in English grammar, with 150 interactive quizzes
  • English Grammar The Easy Way Everyone can learn English; this site explains English, so that everyone can understand.
  • Grammarist Comprehensive site about English grammar and usage, with both systematic topics, posts, games and examples.


     

     

    Quizzes and games

  • Linguistic Fun: loads of quizzes and games.

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    Electronic dictionaries

  • On-line dictionaries: dictionaries for many different languages, including English.


     

     

    Electronic English news ("newspapers", "radio", "tv")

  • ABC
  • BBC
  • CNN interactive
  • NYTimes:
  • USAToday
  •  Washington Post


     

     

    Electronic English books and corpora.

  • The International Corpus of English: the ICE began in 1990 with the primary aim of providing material for comparative studies of varieties of English throughout the world. A related aim is to provide resources for research into English as an international language. Each participating country is collecting, computerizing, and analyzing a corpus of one million words of their own national or regional variety of English, spoken or written between 1990 and 1996.
  • Survey of English Usage: the SEU is an English Language research unit, based at University College London.The main work at the Survey for the last five years has been devoted to the British component of the ICE (International Corpus of English) project which is now nearing completion.


     

     

    English parsing systems

  • Carnegie Mellon University: CMU has an English parser based on LINK GRAMMAR - "an original theory of syntax related to dependency grammar".
  • Conexor's analysers for English: test five different analysers developed at the Research Unit for Multilingual Language Technology at the University of Helsinki.
  • Ergo Linguistic Technologies: ELT has an on-line English parser which they challenge the world to test.
  • Georgetown University Natural Language Processing Parser Modularity Demo page: this site offers a variety of parsers using grammars and lexicons of your own choice.
  • Link Grammar: The Link Grammar Parser is a syntactic parser of English, based on link grammar, an original theory of English syntax. Given a sentence, the system assigns to it a syntactic structure, which consists of set of labeled links connecting pairs of words.


     

     

    English dialect studies

  • The Empirical Linguistics and Linguistic Atlas Page: this page features an in-depth linguistic atlas of U.S. dialects, with a beautiful graphic interface. Under construction, but worth looking at already.


     

     

    Corpus linguistics

  • Corpus Linguistics: links to corpora in many different languages.
  • Introduction to Concordances: an introduction to concordances and corpus linguistics made by Cathy Ball at Georgetown. This three-hour tutorial is derived from a Corpus Linguistics course (LING-468), which is offered every other Spring.


     

     

    Metaphor

  • The Metaphor Home Page: contains an encyclopedia of research, book reviews, a publication list and links to ohter metaphor sites.

 

Demonstrations

VISL overheads: English language overheads.

 

 


French

Signets spécifiques :

Liste de signets - Cours ELU:

Liste de signets français - Université Danemark Sud:



Signets généraux :

Langue française - index: Délégation Générale à la langue française. Liens sur la langue française.

Corpus Linguistics- Links to corpora in many different languages.

Demos and on-line tools made by the Rank Xerox Company, a.o. a 'language-guesser', a tagger and information on current research.

This is an introduction to Concordancers and corpus linguistics made by Cathy Ball at Georgetown. This three-hour tutorial is derived from a Corpus Linguistics course (LING-468), which is offered every other Spring.

Nouvelle orthographe (française): vadémécum. Description des recommandations de 1990 sur l'orthographe française.

Franskweekend:
Interactive exercises in French grammar and vocabulary for first-year students. (In Danish)

 

German

Canoo-net (Wörterbücher und Grammatik für Deutsch)

Corpus Linguistics- Links to corpora in many different languages.

Demos and on-line tools made by the Rank Xerox Company, a.o. a 'language-guesser', a tagger and information on current research.

This is an introduction to Concordancers and corpus linguistics made by Cathy Ball at Georgetown. This three-hour tutorial is derived from a Corpus Linguistics course (LING-468), which is offered every other Spring.

 

Portuguese

 

Linguateca, Portuguese language resources (an abundant and well-structured connection of links, tools and corpora), site maintained by Diana Santos et.al. in the context of the project Processamento computacional do portuguÍs)

IT-courses in Portuguese(from the same source, contains internet-grammars, introductory lessons, and links to net schools)

IT-course in Portuguese grammar(an internet and discussion based 'live' grammar course, set up by Ruth Lopes at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)

NILC, Brazilian Interinstitutional Research Group, various tools and projects

 



 

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