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The Tower of Babel
The Tower of Babel (1563-65), Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Dictionary that focuses on the regional aspects of our language, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another. It contains all the original maps from the volumes. You may also browse by region with an interactive map and create your own maps using the DARE survey data. It also enables you to hear clips from over 4,000 audio recordings.
With over 1,100 entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics is a ground breaking reference work covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics.
A collection of selected scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most titles do not include the most recent 3-5 years. For more current research, search one of our general or subject-specific databases. NOTE: During the current COVID-19 situation, JSTOR has opened access to additional journals and primary source collections beyond the ones we already subscribe. This additional access will be through June 30, 2021.
Written from a non-Western perspective, this book exposes the inadequacy of oppositions such as native vs. non-native Englishes and English vs. New Englishes. It explains why the label 'World Englishes' captures both what the different Englishes share and how they differ from each other.
Sociolinguistics is a dynamic field of research that explains the role and function of language in social life. This book offers the most substantial account available of the core contemporary ideas and arguments in sociolinguistics, with an emphasis on innovation and change.
This streaming video collection provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior. It covers every region of the world and features the work of many influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. This collection is a channel on Alexander Street Video.
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The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) is the largest corpus of English, and the only large and balanced corpus of American English. COCA, along with other corpora, offers unparalleled insight into variation in English. COCA contains more than 520 million words of text and it is equally divided among spoken, fiction, popular magazines, newspapers, and academic texts.
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The Corpus of Historical American English (COHA) is the largest structured corpus of historical American English. COHA contains more than 400 million words of text from the 1810s-2000s.
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