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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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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.

Course/Repository Activation

by Juergen Handke -

VLC301 Psycholinguistics will be activated earlier than announced, likely activation date: 5 March 2021.

19 February 2021: Next course to be activated

by Juergen Handke -

On 19 February, the repository/course VLC102 - Speech Science will become activated. Stay tuned!

New Course/Repository coming up

by Juergen Handke -

On 5 February, 2021, the next course/repository will be made available: VLC203 - The History of EnglishAs usual it is free but can be certified, all parts are licensed in CC BY, and it involves a workload of 90 hours. 

New Interactivity

by Juergen Handke -

Now - with Flash being no option anymore, we recreated our interactive sound charts and successivle will make them available in their VLC courses. We started with "Basic Segments of Speech" in VLC101 and will continue with the Sound Systems of RP and NAE within a week.

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