WordCount??? “presents the 86,800 most frequently used English words” and ranks them in order of commonality. Data is colleceted “from the British National Corpus??, a 100 million word collection of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent an accurate cross-section of current English usage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English
Some of the many different verb tenses and forms of Hungarian verbs, provided in a handy chart for students’ reference.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian; Reference; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hungarian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages
English-to-Greek Word Search Results
Search for English words in the definitions of Greek-English lexica via the Perseus Project.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Greek-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek
The Middle English Compendium
“The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.” Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)
Educational resources aimed at teaching English and French as second languages. The site is available in both English and French and provides teaching and learning materials, research on bilingualism and a list of accredited training organizations.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English
The Internet Living Swahili Dictionaries
Browse or search three dictionaries: English-Swahili, Swahili-English, and Russian-Swahili. This project, sponsored by an international organization for linguistic research and community service, also offers specialized Swahili vocabulary lists and downloadable text files of the dictionaries.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swahili; Reference–Dictionaries–Non-English
Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page
Brief introductions to Norse/Germanic runes and the people who used them.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History
Swahili Pronunciation Guide
How to pronounce Swahili, with examples in .wav format.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swahili; Our World–Languages Around The World–Swahili; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages
Korean History: A Bibliography
A searchable scholarly bibliography divided into mostly chronological sections, with a few others such as Music, Women, and Martial Arts. With History, General, and Topical indexes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Korean; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Korean
Italian – English On-line Dictionary
Another of Travlang’s collection of translating dictionaries, this one contains 3,700 terms translated from English to Italian.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Italian-English
ipl Say Hello to the World
Are you interested in learning to speak another language? Here you can learn over 30 and you can learn about the people who speak that language, too!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Our World–History & People; Our World–Languages Around The World
The People’s Dictionary
A free English-Swedish dictionary that is downloadable and maintained by its users. Dictionary is maintained and edited in part through non-expert user contributions and ratings.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swedish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries
Kids Go Wild
“Hey, Kids! Ready for a wild adventure? Thought so! Then find out what’s going on around the world in the Wild News section. And, if you want to see and learn about really cool animals, check out Wild Animal Facts. Like games? Then test your skills and creativity by playing in our online Wild Arcade. And that’s not all… KidsGoWild.com also gives …
Subject: Math And Science–Animals
News, research, resources, and views on teaching foreign languages by a British language teacher who is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and German. Topics include learning and teaching techniques and relevant resources for language teachers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Education–Teachers & Administrators; Education Blogs
Word Magic Translation Dictionary – Spanish–English
The translation dictionary for Spanish and English is very comprehensive. Every hyperlinked entry contains the various parts of speech, synonyms, an audio clip of the pronunciation, a complete list of verb conjugations, and “conceptually-related expressions.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Spanish-English
Chinese Pod is a daily radio show presenting lessons via podcast on topics especially relevant to business professionals and those looking for a less formal approach to learning Mandarin. All podcasts are free to download.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese
University of Virginia Chinese Text Initiative
A site for classic Chinese literature. As of 2008, the site has over 300 Tang Poems and poetry from authors Gu Yao Yan, Shi Jing, Hong Lou Meng, and Yu Xuan Ji. Literature is available in both English and Chinese.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese
Learn Hebrew provides Hebrew translations from several different languages. Common words, phrases and idioms are included.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hebrew
The LINGUIST List
Contains extensive information about on- and off-line linguistic resources, a searchable archive of the e-mail discussion list, plus Ask a Linguist, “designed to be a place where anyone interested in language or linguistics can ask a question and get the response of a professional.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics
Learning Vocabulary Fun
Educational resources for learning English vocabulary by playing a variety of interactive word games and tips for test preparation. Also includes articles about dyslexia and studying vocabulary through classic literature.
Subject: Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Homework Help; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)