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Private Instruction

Qualification
Price
Private Instructor | PhDAvailable

Claudio Sansone

$80 /hour
Fascinated by the world's oldest languages and their poetry.
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Private Instructor | PhDAvailable

Colin Gorrie

$75 /month
Bringing linguistics out of the ivory tower.
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Courses

Type
Institution
Price
Course | Live
Dormant

Inventing Alphabets

$300

Invent an alphabet of your own and learn about the history and structure of the world's writing systems, from cuneiform to kanji, along the way.

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Course | Live
Dormant

Language Construction Workshop

$300

Learn about how language works by building your own! Create your own language from scratch for world-building, personal use, or simply as an artistic pursuit.

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Course | Live
Dormant

Language and Thought

$300

Does language determine, influence, or merely represent thought? We'll explore the Sapir-Whorf debate by reading and discussing key texts in linguistics, anthropology, psychology,

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Course | Live
Dormant

Meta-Skills for Language Learning

$300

An accessible introduction to the science and practice of language learning. You'll build a toolkit you can use for a lifetime of more confident language acquisition.

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Course | Live
Dormant

The Origins of English

$100

In this seminar, we will learn some of the basic principles of etymology. Through a series of linguistic puzzles we will follow in the footsteps of etymologists and historical lin

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Free Resources

Type
Resource | YouTube

Alliterative

A YouTube channel dedicated to etymology, centred around the history of English language but exploring near and distant connections with other languages.

Resource | YouTube

Crash Course Linguistics

A Youtube series covering the contents of an introductory linguistics course in video form.

Resource | Textbook

Essentials of Linguistics

An open access textbook covering the core areas of theoretical linguistics, with special attention paid to Canadian English.

Resource | Podcast

Lingthusiasm

A fun and friendly introduction to topics in linguistics in podcast form. Hosted by Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne.

Resource | Website

MIT Linguistics and Philosophy OpenCourseWare

Free course materials for courses offered by MIT's department of Linguistics and Philosophy.

Resource | Substack

Mutual Intelligibility

An extensive curated list of online resources for introductory topics in linguistics.

Resource | Podcast

The Endless Knot Podcast

A podcast exploring the connections between language, history, and the cognitive sciences, hosted by a medievalist/philologist and a classicist and featuring lots of guests from d

Resource | Textbook

The NLTK Book

A very beginner-friendly introduction to using the NLTK package for natural language processing in Python. The book doesn't presuppose Python/programming knowledge.

Resource | Textbook

The Syntax of Natural Language: An Online Introduction

An online textbook from 2007 which serves as an introduction to generative syntax.

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