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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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This part of the LINGUIST list is designed to provide tools to help you in your research. These pages have a large collection of verified and up to date links to texts, software, fonts, markup languages, and style guides. There are two main functions to this page.

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Texts Corpora and electronic texts from over 40 sources, e.g. Oxford Text Archive, The Gutenberg project. ( 126 entries )

Style Guides Standard citation styles for both on-line and conventional documents. For example, Guides on the Internet, APA and MLA citation styles. ( 5 entries )

Software Sources of software relevant to linguistics. Subheadings include: Software for browsers and editors, Concordancers, language learning, NLP/Computational linguistics, phonetics, phonology, syntax, translation and miscellaneous software. ( 247 entries )

Fonts Sources of general and linguistics-related fonts, such as foreign-language, IPA and other fonts. ( 35 entries )

Mark-up Languages
Several links related to various markup languages. ( 5 entries )

Bibliographies Online bibliographies on linguistic topics. ( 62 entries )
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