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TypeIt - Type accent marks, diacritics and other characters online

Type foreign characters in a text box and then paste them into documents and e-mail messages. Features full keyboard support for IE 7/8, Firefox 3 and Safari, the ability to switch between character sets while typing, and allows for choosing font face and size, boldface, italics, underline and superscript in all editors. Developed by Tomasz P. Szynalski, English-Polish translator and author.

 

Center for Applied Linguistics: "CAL conducts projects and offers a variety of research-based resources related to the education of English language learners in a variety of settings."

 

English Club: Use this web site to find everything from lessons for students to jobs for teachers, including interactive pages such as forums, games, quizzes, chat, help and penpals.

 

Ethnologue: Languages of the World: Owned by SIL International, a service organization that works with people who speak the world’s lesser-known languages, Ethnologue is a place to conveniently find many resources to assist with research of the world's languages. The most recently published edition of the Ethnologue database is Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition. The language data from the sixteenth edition is presented in this searchable web version.

 

Google Translate: Use this page to translate a section of text or an entire webpage to or from English or another language, including language detection. Sponsored by Google.

 

IPL2: This site houses a powerful context search facility with a massive database (currently over 707 million words) containing multilingual novels, technical literature and translated texts. Hits are highlighted in context windows that can be expanded up or down. To go to the source web pages (novels, etc.) click on the title - to run a dictionary search click on the highlighted word or phrase.

 

Japan Information Resources: A database of links to Japan-related information sites on the web, provided by Stanford.

 

Language & Translation Center: Jim Martindale's reference guide to indigenous languages of North America, English and other languages, including links to sign language and braille.

 

Latin American Pamphlet: "Harvard's Widener Library is the repository of many scarce and unique Latin American pamphlets published during the 19th and the early 20th centuries. One of the few institutions to have consistently collected Latin American pamphlets, Harvard has benefited from collections formed by Luis Montt (Chile), Nicolás Acosta (Bolivia), Manuel Segundo Sánchez (Venezuela), José Augusto Escoto (Cuba), Blas Garay (Paraguay), Charles Sumner, John B. Stetson and others. Chile, Cuba, Bolivia and Mexico are the countries most heavily represented in this collection."

 

Mexico in Figures: Mexican geographical data by national, state and municipal level. Click on the "English" box in the center of the page to see statistics in English.

 

National Science Foundation: The NSF has developed a site on language and linguistics throughout the world. This site has special reports on speech, language learning, language change, dialects, endangered languages, and sign languages.

 

Using English:"Provides a large collection of English as a Second Language (ESL) tools & resources for students, teachers, learners and academics. Browse our grammar glossary and references of irregular verbs, phrasal verbs and idioms, ESL forums, articles, teacher handouts and printables, and find useful links and information on English."

French:

Association des bibliothécaires français: Directory of libraries in France.

 

Centre National Du Livre: A public administrative corporation, the Centre National du Livre has the role of encouraging the creation and the diffusion of works of quality through various devices of support for the production and distribution of books (authors, editors, booksellers, libraries, literary organizers of demonstrations).

 

ClicNet Culture: "ClicNet édite ou localise des ressources virtuelles en français pour les étudiants, les enseignants de français langue étrangère (FLE) ou langue seconde (FLS), et tous ceux qui s'intéressent aux cultures, aux arts et aux littératures francophones."

 

Conseil Interuniversitaire de la Communauté française de Belgique: French political site in francaise.

 

Dictionnaires d'autrefois: French dictionaries of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

 

English Club: Use this web site to find everything from lessons for students to jobs for teachers, including interactive pages such as forums, games, quizzes, chat, help and penpals.

 

Gallica: Bibliotheque nationale de France: "Gallica propose un accès à 70 000 ouvrages numérisés, à plus de 80 000 images et à plusieurs dizaines d'heures de ressources sonores. Cet ensemble constitue l'une des plus importantes bibliothèques numériques accessibles gratuitement sur l'Internet."

 

Institut National De La Langue Francaise: "Développements informatiques de bases de données : Dictionnaires informatisés et encyclopédies (TLFi, dictionnaires de l’Académie française, Encyclopédie Diderot et d’Alembert, dictionnaires anciens), bases de données textuelles (Frantext, Frantext catégorisé) , et bases de données linguistiques (base historique du vocabulaire français)"

 

Le Monde: A major french newspaper in française.

 

Rendezvous en France: The official travel guide of the French tourist office with links in French to many countries in the world.

German:

Best German Websites: Designed and maintained by Jim Becker, Professor Emeritus at the University of Northern Iowa, this website brings together a multitude of links pertaining to German Language and Culture.

 

German Studies Web: This site provides links and resources including newspapers, Library Catalogs, and other German Subject Resources.

Spanish:

Bibliotecas Para La Gente: The Northern California chapter of REFORMA, National Organization to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. Special links to reviews of Spanish and English language books and media. Plus, search engines in Spanish and English.

 

Cuban Internet Resources: This site is "a searchable collection of Internet resources published in Cuba. It is a work in progress. New sites are added weekly. Currently as of April 21, 2008 there are over 3800 web sites in the directory. Sites can be searched by keyword, name, title in English or Spanish, publisher, URL, and other fields. They can also be searched using subject headings from the Library of Congress or the National Library of Medicine."

 

Dos Mundos: McGraw-Hill's interactive site in Spanish to accompany the textbook used in the EDC Spanish classes.

 

Foreign Languages Showcase: This site provides the following Spanish links to: España y su civilización; Sabías Que; Motivos de Conversación; ¿Qué tal? websites.

 

Hispanic Surf: An all-in-one directory for everything hispanic particularly in the area of education.

 

Learn Spanish: A free online tutorial covering pronunciaton, grammar, vocabulary, verb drills, and cultural notes.

 

Spain and Spanish on the Net: A huge list of websites on or about Spain.

 

Zona Latina: A directory of Latin American Newspapers.

Foreign Search Engines:

Mutiple Search Engines:

Colossus Directory of International Search Engines

Asian Search Engines:

Yahoo Singapore

Yahoo Japan

French Search Engines:

Beaucoup

Ask.com France

Voila.Fr

German Search Engines:

Acoon

Google.de

Yahoo Deutschland

Spanish Search Engines:

Cozelino

Google Noticias

Hispavista

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