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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.


Available courses

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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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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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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EVH21 - 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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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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DLL21 - Digitaler Makerspace

Dieser Kurs dient zur Schulung von Lehrkräften des Internats Louise...
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ELL21 - 21st Century Education

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

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

Language Index Update: now more than 500 entries, accessible via maps or list search.

by Juergen Handke -

The VLC Language Index repository is available to all VLC users via automatic enrolment. All data is licensed as CC BY and can thus freely be used for further research, use in class or simply to find out more about the languages of the world. The VLC Language Index is updated and expanded on a regular basis.

Invitation to all VLC users: Become a speaker! Represent your language on the VLC. Here are the instructions.

Linguistic Fieldwork

by Juergen Handke -

With Arabic, Jamaican Creole, Japanese and Welsh, the VLC now hosts four exploratory fieldwork classes - all free, open, certified and withou fees. And packed with multimedia material.

Linguistic Repetition Class

by Juergen Handke -

On 20 May 2021, "VLC204 - Linguistic Repetition for Students of English" was activated: a collection of linguistic modules/topics especially designed for exam preparation, oral as well as written.

Exploratory Fieldwork Courses

by Juergen Handke -

On 20 April 2021, the first of two linguistic fieldwork courses was activated: Welsh. This online course allows studnets to exßlore a language from scratch by applying linguistic fieldwork methodologies: "A true linguistic game", as one user remarked.

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