Language and Linguistics

NLP - Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming

I stumbled upon Neuro Linguistic Programming that has become so popular these days and as I pored over books and articles on the matter, I have come to deduce the effectiveness of the program based on the models of technology it employs.
Nov 18, 2014 |

Linguistics - An Overview From a Translation Company

Broadly defined as the scientific study of language (according to Merriam Webster: "the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language"), linguistics has been a discipline of study for over two millennia. It endeavours to answer the questions "what is language?", "what is the origin of speech?" and tries...
Nov 18, 2014 |

Language Learning Changes of Today

In the days before the sophisticated software programs and technology we have today to learn a language, the only method available to learners was a full dose of immersion - you listen as I speak and decipher the meaning. Imagine that. Before I learned to speak Brazilian Portuguese, I used to ponder the thought: "how difficult would it be to learn...
Nov 18, 2014 |

Here is a Comprehensive Definition of Linguistics and Its Structure

The scientific study of language is called linguistics and it encompasses various sub-fields of study. In the past, the study of language was referred to as philology. Unlike modern linguistics, philology was more focused on the historical aspects of language.
Nov 18, 2014 |

Learn the History of Linguistics and Its Development Into Modern Languages

Modern linguistics is a fairly young form of discipline as compared to history or philosophy. Linguistics' modern field dates only as far back as the 19th century. It is regarded, though, that Ancient India and Greece both played remarkable roles on the formation of grammatical traditions. The literary and rhetoric analysis of the workings of human...
Nov 18, 2014 |

Australian Linguistic Society

National organization for linguists and linguistics established in 1967 supports research and teachings. Updates conferences and scholarships.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Linguistic Society of America

Providing information on this society's journal and events, with resources for students of linguistics.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Texas Linguistics Society

Graduate-student run conference on the study of computational and descriptive linguistics and the examination of less-studied languages.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Society for Germanic Linguistics

Group of scholars teaches and researches syntax and phonology, and investigates languages like Dutch, Yiddish, and Gothic.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Romani Linguistics Site

A University of Manchester project to explore the linguistics of the Romani language and its dialects; includes details of courses and research, with resources.
Apr 11, 2016 |

Language, Philosophy of

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on the philosophy of language and linguistics.
Apr 11, 2016 |


News and opinion articles on sociolinguistics, bilingualism, translation, technology, and other aspects of linguistics.
Mar 9, 2016 |

Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics.Org is an information guide on applied linguistics, language acquisition, and language teaching. On our pages, you can find topics on anything ranging from leading applied linguistics journals to renowned programs /departments /universities offering PhD and MA degrees in applied linguistics. Moreover, you can also discover some...
Feb 2, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More