This is a collection of web links to various types of corpora for research.
- Corpus by BYU: Quoted to be “probably the most widely-used corpora currently available.”
- Frequency lists
- The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive: This site offers samples of languages from all around the world for research, general, study, etc.
- A large list of corpora
- A list of spoken and written language samples (diachronic and synchronic) in a few dozen languages.
- Information Structure in African Languages- Corpora and Tools
- Speech Error Data Base (Fromkin)
- Santa Barbara Corpus of Spoken Language
- Cornell: Data Sets
- Writing a Literature Review
- Linguistics: Literature Reviews (Yale University)
- How to Write an Effective Literature Review
- Literature Reviews: A Guide
- How to Write an Essay in Linguistics
- Bill Casselman’s Words of the World – This site gives daily entries or ‘words of the day’ with a good amount of detailed history surround roots and related words. Quite fascinating!
- Online Etymology Dictionary – This site is a fairly thorough resource for those interested in word origins.
- Generating a Research Hypothesis This site provides basic but solid information on the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of constructing a hypothesis.
- Some Guidelines for Writing Linguistics Papers – This is a very brief but informative description of several of the more important components of linguistics papers.
- Ivypanda – Although this blog is not explicitly geared toward the university level, it contains some very foundational information for writing in English, learning languages, etc.
Linguistics Journals and Reading Collections
- Applied Linguistics – Cambridge Press
- Computational Linguistics is a quarterly, open access journal from MIT Press Journals. It is very well-known and respected in the field.
- Edinburgh University Press’ list of Language and Linguistic texts on theoretical and applied areas of study4
- International Journal of Language and Linguistics
- Journal of Linguistics – Cambridge Journals Online
- Journal of Phonetics – Science Direct
- Journal of the International Phonetic Association
- Journal of Psycholinguistics – Springer
- Journal of Sociolinguistics – Wiley
- John Benjamins Publishing Company offers a variety of online handbooks on selected topics in linguistics.
- Language and Society – Cambridge Press
- Lingua: An International Review of General Linguistics
- Linguistic Books by Noam Chomsky
- Phonetics: for Students of Modern Languages is an online resource with text and sounds.
- The Linguistics Journal
- Wiley Online Library
Languages of the World
- Learning Less Common Languages This article has links to all sorts of creative online platforms for learning less common languages.
Phonetics: A selection of links containing exercises and explanations of terms.
- An interactive IPA chart -This chart provides the actual audio articulation for each symbol
- Tense and lax vowels
- Sounds of Speech (English) Interactive simulator of gestural properties
- Sounds of Speech (German) Interactive simulator of gestural properties
- An IPA site with several charts
- Americanist phonetic notation
- Acoustic Phonetics – This website offers a variety of information concerning topics in acoustic phonetics including waveforms, acoustic analysis of speech sounds, auditory representations of sounds, and vowel and consonant formation.
- Experimental Phonetics/PALS3009 Laboratory Methods in Phonetics and Speech Sciences This is a lab book from a UCL (University College of London) phonetics course. Very informative!
- IPA Chart for Sounds of English – This is a well presented list of IPA symbols with examples of articulation for American English. However, many professors do not use the colon (:) in distinguishing a tense vowel from a lax.
- IPA Unicode – This is a very useful site which offers the ability to type all symbols and diacritics in almost any format.
- Flaps (or taps) in Standard English.
- Quizlet IPA Consonants Flash Cards
Helpful information on writing rules, distinctive features, etc.
- Auditory Word Recognition Experiment by Warren (This is a hands-on experiment that is quite fascinating!)
- Explorations in Parallel Distributed Processing: A Handbook of Models, Programs, and Exercises McClelland (2015) Ready to build simulations of speech processes?
- Drawing Trees Made Easy
- A comprehensive introduction to syntax
- The Subjunctive Mood in English
- Verb Tenses
- Syntactic Structure X Bar Theory
- Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
- Tutorial topics: Syntax This is a list of references on various topics in syntax for writing and research.
University and College Departments
- University of Delaware Linguistics
- Indiana University Department of Linguistics – Indiana University Department of Linguistics. The field of linguistics is concerned with the study of human language as a universal part of human behavior and thinking.
- University of Florida – Linguistics Program – University of Florida Linguistics 4131 Turlington Hall, PO Box 115454 Gainesville FL 32611-5454 Phone: (352) 392-0639 Fax: (352) 392-8480
- Rutgers University Linguistics Department – The School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey .