Category Archives: Resources
The Language and Speech Lab at the University of the Basque Country maintains a website that highlights their research in language acquisition, speech recognition, and modeling.
The English inflectional system is weak compared to many other IndoEuropean languages, but we do still inflect our verbs for tense, aspect, voice, mood, and subject verb agreement. Unfortunately, because American schools don’t teach grammar any more, many people don’t … Continue reading
TrueSpell.com is a program that converts written English to “typical” American pronuncations (whatever “typical” might mean). This might sound like a rather obvious exercise, but as any kindergardner will tell you, English spelling is ridiculous. Despite all of the (useful) rules kids used … Continue reading
Mitra Science collects science videos on the web. Here’s a link to their sociolinguistic collection.
The latest issue of de Gruyter Reference Global – Journal of Politeness Research. Language, Behaviour, Culture is out. At this link you can surf through the table of contents, finding information on face-saving techniques and im/politeness in several different cultures.
Dr. Christine Mallinson (UMBC) has produced an impressive blog which highlights the sociolinguistic research of her and her students. Dr. Mallinson is a young, but up-and-coming researcher, who has worked on ethnic variation in North Carolina and training teachers to … Continue reading
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