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The Linguistics Profession

Linguistics Resources

SIL International: Linguistics in SIL focuses on researching undocumented minority languages, training field linguists, and providing resources to assist in linguistic data collection and analysis.

Ethnos Project:  Indigenous Language Apps & Online Indigenous Language Dictionaries

Ethonologue: Languages of the World:  A site that lists all of the languages in the world, along with their family classification and often some references to dictionaries and grammars.  

Terralingua: Partnership for linguistics and biological diversity.

IPA Chart:  The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a set of symbols that linguists use to describe the sounds of spoken languages.

WALS:  An an excellent resource if you want to see what sorts of syntactic and morphological structures can be found in particular parts of the world.  

SIL Doulos:  The most widely used phonetic font.  It's available in versions for either Mac or PC.

Aboriginal Languages of Australia: There are more than 200 Australian Indigenous languages, most of which have been destroyed; all the others are endangered. 

Learning ASL: A site that offers courses in ASL interpretation.

Deaf Linx: Information on deafness, deaf culture, ASL and other related topics.

Deaf Websites: Online deaf web directory.