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The Virtual Linguistics Campus (VLC) is the world's largest e-learning platform for linguistics and language studies. The VLC offers fully certified linguistic courses and course material for theoretical and applied linguistics as well as educational technology. Furthermore, it includes a variety of linguistic tools and all the communicative facilities necessary for successful e-learning.


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VLC100 - Language Index

Have you ever wondered why foreign languages are so different from ...
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VLC100 - Tools & Data

The Virtual Linguistics Campus has long been known for its options ...
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VLC101 - Linguistic Fundamentals

The collection of these linguistic OER modules, where each module a...
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VLC102 - Speech Science

This course introduces students to the basic concepts underlying th...
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VLC103 - The Nature of Meaning

The modules in this repository introduce various topics related to ...
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VLC104 - Words and Word Structure

Morphology is the study of the smallest meaningful elements in lang...
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VLC105 - Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription

This course is meant to introduce students who want to become teac...
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VLC106 - Syntax: Part I

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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VLC107 - Syntax: Part II

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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VLC201 - The Structure of English

This repository/course is intended to familiarize the participants ...
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VLC202 - Historical Linguistics

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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VLC203 - The History of English

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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VLC204 - Linguistic Repetition for Students of English

This course/repository is meant to repeat the major concepts within...
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VLC205 - Varieties of English

This course/repository is based on recent studies into dialectal va...
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VLC301 - Psycholinguistics

The hybrid name psycholinguistics reflects a truly interdisciplinar...
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VLC401 - Linguistic Fieldwork Welsh

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC402 - Linguistic Fieldwork Japanese

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC403 - Linguistic Fieldwork Arabic

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC404 - Linguistic Fieldwork Jamaican Creole

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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EDU21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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MSP100 - The VLC Maker Space

Dieser "Kurs" dient zur Schulung bei der Erstellung eigener Inhalte...
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EDU21 - Uni Siegen

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - DHV

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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HFD21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ELL21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ELS314 - Computer-Mediated Communication

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EVH21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ROB101 - RoboTeach

In this course, we will show how humanoid robots are already part o...
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ROB501 - RoboBase Lite

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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10-008-346 - RoboTeach

In this course, we will show how humanoid robots are already part o...
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JHH001 - RoboBase Lite

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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RLL21 - RoboBase Lite

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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EL100 -Introduction to Linguistics

The collection of these linguistic OER modules, where each module a...
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ELS111 - The History of English

This course covers the history of the English language from its rem...
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ELS111 - The History of the English Language

This course covers the history of the English language from its rem...
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099055 - Essentials of Early English

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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ELS212 - English Syntax

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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Site announcements

Now available: VLC205 - Varieties of English

by Juergen Handke -

Now available for self-enrolment: VLC205 - Varieties of English

  • Workload: 150 hours
  • Fees: None
  • Access: no limit
  • Certification: 12 Mastery Tests plus 1 Analysis Task

Topics

  • Language - Dialect - Variety 
  • Studying Dialects 
  • The Transcription of PDE 
  • Vocalic Change 
  • Language Variation 
  • Regional Varieties of PDE 
  • English in the UK and Ireland
  • English in the USA and Canada
  • The North American Sound System
  • The Phonological Dialects of NAE
  • English in Australia and New Zealand
  • PDE - The Outer Circle
  • Jamaican Creole

Now available: The complete list of the VLC Educational Videos

by Juergen Handke -

The VLC makes use of hundreds of educational video types: E-Lectures, Micro-Lecures, Practicals and Data Analysis Videos (Various). They are now available under the heading "The VLC Educational Videos" in VLC100 - Tools and Data.

Syntax @ The VLC

by Juergen Handke -

The VLC Syntax section is now complete: 

  • VLC106 - Syntax: Part I 
  • VLC107 - Syntax: Part II (new)
  • VLC201 - The Structure of English

New language index entry!

by Juergen Handke -

Thanks to our community member Roger C. T. from Cameroon, Ghomahom is now part of the language index: https://bit.ly/30pvuJa

VLC100 - New Tools

by Juergen Handke -

In VLC100 - Tools and Data we have started another glossary: Linguistic Tools. It hosts short descriptions and links to tools useful fpr the linguist: Online transcription systems, interactive tree generators and parsing systems, to name a few. The VLC community is invited to contribute via mails and comments.

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