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ASL Spelling Study: The Alphabet
This site provides resources for learning the one-handed manual alphabet used in American Sign Language.
BBC - Languages
Brush up language skills, learn holiday phrases, sign up for weekly e-mails with tips and encouragement.
Free multimedia language courses online. Lessons and supporting materials for various European and Asian languages are available.
Currents in Electronic Literacy
An "electronic journal for the scholarly discussion of issues pertaining to electronic literacy, widely construed. We seek to publish work addressing theuse of electronic texts and technologies in reading, writing, teaching, and learning in fields including but not restricted to: literature (in English and in other languages), rhetoric andcomposition, languages (English, foreign, or ESL), communications, media studies, and education. We are especially interested in work that takes advantage of the hypertext possibilitiesafforded by our World Wide Web publication format, as well as in articles concerning the use ofemergent electronic technologies."
A "comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. The more than 2000 links at iLoveLanguages have been hand-reviewed to bring you the best language links the Web has to offer. Whether you're looking for online language lessons, translating dictionaries,native literature, translation services, software, language schools, or just a little information on a language you've heard about, iLoveLanguages probably has something to suit your needs."
An "electronic journal designed to serve as a peer-reviewed resource forteachers, researchers, and tutors of writing, including such areas as composition studies, rhetoric, technicaland professional writing, creative writing, and literary studies. Our goal at Kairos is to offer a progressive and innovative online forum for the exploration of writing, learning, andteaching in hypertextual environments like the World-Wide Web. At the same time, we hope that our balance between the cutting edge of the Web and thetraditional academic need for juried publications will help electronic scholarship earn a stronger and more valued place in our field."
Language Teaching and Technology
A refereed journal that began publication in July 1997. The thrice-yearly journal seeks to disseminate research to foreign and second language educators in the U.S. and around the world on issues related to technology and language education. It is also a fully-refereed journal with an editorial board of scholars in the fields of second language acquisition and computer-assisted language learning. The focus of the publication is not technology per se, but rather issues related to language learning and language teaching, and how they are affected or enhanced by the use of technologies. Each article is preceded by an abstract. The issues are browseable by author, title, topic and issue while reviews are browseable by author, title and software.
Provides links to free online language courses and dictionaries.