Introducing Linguisticator, a Language Learning Blog

Sep 28, 2015 by

Having often complained about online articles that cover language-related matters very poorly, I find it a pleasure to find colleagues who run good language-themed blogs. One example is the Linguisticator blog by Aaron Ralby. The...

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A Free MOOC on Language Revival

Jul 23, 2015 by

Dear Readers, I don’t typically advertize courses by my colleagues, but this MOOC on Language Revival looks particularly interesting. Led by Ghil’ad Zuckermann and Rob Amery, the course explores “how the world’s...

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Registration now open for online “Languages of the World” course!

Feb 24, 2015 by

Registration now open for online “Languages of the World” course! More than 6,000 languages are spoken in the world today, and their variety seems unbounded. This linguistic diversity tells us a lot about the development...

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First Ever Online “Languages of the World” Course!

Feb 17, 2015 by

Dear Readers, If you’ve always wanted to take my “Languages of the World” course but couldn’t due to a busy schedule or being far from Stanford campus, now is your chance! Due to popular demand, for the first...

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Happy Holidays!

Dec 24, 2014 by

Dear Readers, I am taking a brief break for the holidays — regular posts will resume in January. I will also be creating more Course pages for my upcoming courses: Old Church Slavonic (grad course at Stanford), Language,...

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Comments solicited on Languages of the World: An Introduction

Nov 20, 2014 by

Dear Readers, As I am working on the second edition of my Languages of the World: An Introduction, I would like to hear from readers, and especially from instructors who used the book in their courses. Comments, criticisms and...

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