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Micrela - Mutual intelligibility of closely related languages

Micrela - Mutual intelligibility of closely related languages | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

Via Yann Leroux, DAvid Cordina, Shona Whyte
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Hear some languages related to your own, rate them as "beautiful" or "ugly" and try a gap-fill test of a language you don't speak.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, November 1, 2013 9:34 AM

Online "game" for linguistics research.

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Langology | Archive | Language Acquisition

Langology | Archive | Language Acquisition | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

"Language, language and linguistic news...."

 

Short science reports in relation to language acquisition, links to TED talks, nicely organised and set out.  A painless way to get some more background on how languages are learned.

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Indo-European language tree

Indo-European language tree | Learning technologies for EFL | Scoop.it

Different branches of Indo-European part of the tree of world languages.

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Helpful to remind us that English is just one twig on the tree, and to measure the distance between it and your native language.

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Baiba Svenca's comment, July 10, 2013 11:35 AM
Great! I found my little twig easily :) Thanks for the scoop!
Roselink's curator insight, July 17, 2013 2:33 PM

It reminds me of my uni years ;-)

Anna-Liisa Hayward's curator insight, February 25, 6:27 AM

This is very interesting, a lovely visual representation of the world´s languages