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Online Etymology Dictionary. Today was my first tutorial session (McGill calls... Today was my first tutorial session (McGill calls them “conferences” - I’m not sure why) with my intro ling students.

Today was my first tutorial session (McGill calls...

They’re learning the IPA, so in addition to doing some standard IPA-practising exercises, we also played IPA Bingo. It’s pretty easy to set up, and a good practise. Each student makes a bingo board with IPA symbols (as shown in the picture) and then the caller (me) says the descriptions, like “voiced labiodental fricative”, so the students have to be able to understand them in order to cross off a box. You could also do the inverse, where the boards have descriptions and the caller writes symbols, or with either board you could instead have the caller produce the sound. NACLO. Linguistics Challenge Puzzles. Read these remarks carefully for important hints on how to solve the puzzles.

Linguistics Challenge Puzzles

The following links will take you to some sample linguistics puzzles. These puzzles are copyrighted by the University of Oregon Department of Linguistics, but may be copied or printed for personal or classroom use. The puzzles are grouped according to degree of difficulty, using the international system for rating downhill ski runs. Exercise 3.1: Phonemic Rules. Spanish Notes. Chapter 1. Loeb Classical Library Books Available Online. Free online Latin resources. Is it possible to learn Latin successfully entirely from free online Latin resources?

Free online Latin resources

Yes, I think so. Learners can avoid the need for further books, etc.. You won’t find free online versions of every popular Latin textbook online, of course. You can regard the process both as a challenge to test your mettle and also as the simple way of doing things, pared down. The free stuff available on the web may provide you with enough material to teach yourself Latin entirely on your own provided as you search for the best. Free online supplements to Latin text books Magister Horan’s page includes printable vocabulary lists for the Ecce Romani series. The Cambridge Latin course has an extensive website with complementary material. Free online Latin resources: Latin texts. Italian Language Profile. Esperanto en radio : internaciaj elsendoj: frekvencoj kaj URL. Perseus Collections/Texts.

12 French Verbs You Might Not Be Using. Even after nearly a decade of French classes and numerous visits to France, there were some verbs that I didn't use until I moved here and was immersed in the language and culture.

12 French Verbs You Might Not Be Using

Some I had never learned, while others just seemed unusual or unnecessary. In case you're in the same boat, here are a dozen French verbs that I find essential in France, even if my French teachers didn't seem to think so. Assumer To be fair, assumer is not a verb that I use every day, but I sure hear it a lot, especially in movies and TV shows. It doesn't mean "to assume" as in to take something for granted (the French translation of that meaning is présumer), but rather "to assume / take on responsbility" for something. So it's very common in dramatic scenarios, like when one character does something wrong and another character tells him to accept the consequences. Après son accident, j'ai dû assumer le rôle de mon collègue. C'est toi qui l'as fait, alors assume ! What in French - How to translate what into French. First notebook entry: Introducing myself - Learn English - italki Notebook. French Flashcards - Learn French Language Online.

Italki: Learn a language online. English Flashcards. Polish Grammar. University of Arizona Computer Aided Language Instruction Group. Swedish Language Course. Introduction Contents of the Course Swedish Cultural Links Over 350,000 Hits!

Swedish Language Course

One of the 1003 Best Free Things on the Web, according to the 3/97 issue of Net Guide Magazine! No new lessons will be added until at least the spring of '07. Last updated August 26, 1999 (lessons); October 23, 2006 (links). Introduction Svenska, as the Swedes call their language, is spoken by the approximately 8 million inhabitants of Sweden, as well as another 300,000 people in Finland. This course was designed for beginners and no previous knowledge of Swedish is assumed. Contents Note: A graphical browser (netscape 2. or higher) is required in order to view the special Swedish characters. Conversational Chinese Online. Hungarian Language Course. Introduction Contents of the Course Hungarian Cultural Links Now with over 400,000 Hits! In Lesson Nine some samples and exercises are still missing, but the material is all there.

No new lessons will be added. This page was awarded the "Net Hero Award", March '96. Last updated April 20, 2000 (lessons); October 23, 2006 (links). Interesting Hungarian Linguistic Facts. Suggested Order of Study. Home / Student Help Center / Suggested Order of Study The materials on this website are presented a la carte.

Suggested Order of Study

Pick and choose the categories and lessons, but read this page for some general guidelines. A Structured Step-by-Step Approach If you want to become conversational, then what you need is Camino del éxito — a complete conversation course that takes you by the hand and leads you down the "Path of success. " Memrise - the fun way to learn anything. Greek and Latin Learning Tools.