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English 331: Structure of Modern English/S. Graves

Selected Educational Websites by Categories

For the study of language, Prof. Graves recommends the following educational sites:


Grammar:

The English Club: part-of-speech practice quiz with answers

Quick and Dirty Tips: one of the best web references for grammar and lexical categories

ESL:

The Learner's Dictionary is great for hearing English pronunciation (especially when working on phonetic transcription), identifying parts of speech, finding different forms of a word that you need, and ascertaining usage, such as which prepositions go with which word.


Syntax:


Phonetics/Phonology:

The International Phonetic Alphabet: listen to and see the IPA

The Phonetics Flash Animation Project: see the mouth, hear the sounds and learn the categories


Typology:

Ethnologue: Languages of the World


Sociolinguistics:

American Tongues: watch clips/American accents and their social implications

The Speech Accent Archive: regional accents in IPA, with recordings

Dictionary of American Regional English: Do you speak American?


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