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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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HFD21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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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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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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ELS212 - English Syntax

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

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.

VLC General Update

by Juergen Handke -

The VLC now hosts more than 4,600 users from all over the world. The principle: All repositories/courses are free, open and certified. If you want your own course for your own institution you'll be given a clone of an existing VLC repository/course customized for your own purposes ..., again for free.

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.

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