The 2009 English Language in Great Britain Study Abroad group kissed the Blarney Stone in Ireland for good luck. This program offers students the chance to study the many varieties of the English Language in Ireland, Wales, England, and Scotland. For more information about this program visit http://linguistics.byu.edu/elangbritain/.
Dr. Janis Nuckolls and her students interview an Ecuadorian woman in the Amazon. The Ecuador Study Abroad gives students a unique opportunity to do field work for six weeks in the summer under the expert supervision of Dr. Nuckolls. For more information about this program visit http://linguistics.byu.edu/ecuadorsa/
Brent Laing was recently spotlighted by BYU's Graduate Studies Office for his research on forensic linguistics. Click through to read the full story: http://linguistics.byu.edu//news/678/
The editing faculty have developed a series of slide presentations to help students (and faculty) see how linguistics concepts are applied to key editing tasks. Students often wonder how what they are learning in an introductory linguistics class or grammar class might apply to the real world of editing. These presentations provide a starting place where students can get some answers to those questions. Editing students or those planning to enter the minor are particularly invited to review these presentations.ELANG 223/LING 201 conceptshttp://linguistics.byu.edu/classes/ling580am/ELANG223edit.htmlELANG 325/LING 325 conceptshttp://linguistics.byu.edu/classes/ling580am/ELANG325edit.htmlELANG 410 conceptshttp://linguistics.byu.edu/classes/ling580am/ELANG410edit.html
Dr. Mark Davies from the linguistics department at BYU just helped release the new BYU Wikipedia Corpus
We have just recently released the BYU Wikipedia Corpus, which is composed of 1.9 billion words in 4.4 million articles. With this new corpus, you can now search Wikipedia in the same way that you can search other corpa from BYU - by word and phrase, part of pseech, variable strings, synonyms, comparisons of words, collocates, and concordance lines.
For more information see http://linguistics.byu.edu//news/692/
The University 3-Minute Thesis competition will be held in the Varsity Theater tomorrow, Thursday, March 5, beginning at 11:00 am. Two of our graduate students will participate. If you have time, I’m sure they would welcome your support. I’ve been told that you can come and go as needed. The presentations will follow this order:
05March, ThursdayCollege Assessment Day1 AM
15April, WednesdayNorthwest Association Accreditation Visit to BYU1 AM
16April, ThursdayNorthwest Association Accreditation Visit to BYU8 AM
Click through to read about our 2013-2014 Outstanding Thesis Award Winners.
Join us this semester for the "Careers in Linguistics and English Language" lecture series, hosted by Dr. Jesse Egbert. This event is open to all students and faculty.