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Language and linguistics information and resources

Ethnologue - a guide to all the languages of the world (6,800 of them anyway)
http://www.ethnologue.com/web.asp

iLoveLanguages - Your Guide to Languages on the Web
http://www.ilovelanguages.com

Language Museum - information about and samples of over 2000 languages
http://www.language-museum.com

Mundolingua - a language museum in Paris
http://www.mundolingua.org

The World Atlas of Language Structures
http://wals.info

Multilingual atlas of Europe
http://www.multi-lingual-atlas.com

Word Spy - the word lover's guide to new words
http://www.wordspy.com

The Word of the Day - daily tweets about words and language
https://twitter.com/TheWOTD

LinGuessed - helps you identify the language something is written in
http://www.infiauto.com/linguessed

Languages directory - links to language-related resources
http://www.languagesdirectory.com

Multilingual Nation - languages of the British Isles
http://www.bbc.co.uk/voices/multilingual/

World Wide Words - investigating international English from a British viewpoint: http://www.quinion.com/words/

Eurocosm UK - Guide to European Life & Culture (include language learning resources): http://www.eurocosm.com

Lorem Ipsum - random text generator for a variety of languages
http://www.lorem-ipsum.info

Every Tongue - recordings and texts in over 2,000 languages
http://www.everytongue.com

Online spellcheckers for various languages
http://spellcheck.cc/
http://www.grammarcheck.net

http://www.spellchecker.net/grammar/

First Voices - information about the native languages of Canada
http://www.firstvoices.com

Lingua Món - Casa de les Llengües (House of Languages) - a body set up by the Government of Catalonia with the aim of promoting the world's languages, with information in many different languages from Arabic to Russian: http://www10.gencat.net/casa_llengues/AppJava/en/casa/Casadelesllengues.jsp

A history of Scottish languages
http://newsnetscotland.com/index.php/arts-and-culture/3967-a-history-of-scottish-languages-parts-1-and-2

Creounity Time Machine - universal date converter
http://apps.creounity.com/time_machine/en/

Linguini - find language specialists (translators, interpreters, proofreaders and copywriters): http://www.linguini.eu

En Famille International - organizes long-term linguistic and cultural exchanges for children and teens ages 9 to 16 in France, Germany, Spain, Ireland, the UK, Canada, and the USA: http://www.enfamille.com

Languages Directory
http://www.languagesdirectory.com

Language and numbers - details of counting systems for over 90 languages
http://www.languagesandnumbers.com

Language community site for bilingual and multilingual people living in London, UK, and Ireland: http://www.toplanguagecommunity.co.uk

Lingu@net WorldWide - the multilingual centre for language teaching and learning
http://www.linguanet-worldwide.org

Allo' Expat - the leading expatriate one-stop information centre
http://www.alloexpat.com

Askalo - a location-based question and answer web community that allows people to get to know langauge and culture in 40 different countries: http://www.askalo.com/

TES Teaching Resources - free classroom resources, worksheets and lesson plans uploaded by teachers: http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resources/
http://www.tesindia.com/teaching-resources/

Local Queries - search via language/country
http://localqueries.com

Information about international address formats and postal codes
http://www.grcdi.nl

Lingvoj.org - Linked Languages Resources
http://lingvoj.org/

Translations of popular English songs
http://websitetranslation.co.uk/explore/music/

Language-related forums
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/qalam/
http://www.yourdictionary.com/cgi-bin/agora/agora.cgi
http://forum.wordreference.com
http://linguaholic.com

More language-related Links
http://www.web-beacon.com
http://www.languagewebsites.org
http://www.texas-teacher.com/resources/language.htm

Multilingual Language Communicator and Electronic Dictionary

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Individual languages

Motivation! a newsletter for learners of Spanish
http://www.tailormadelanguages.com

Europanto - articles by Diego Marini in and about the English-based pidgins used by Europeans: http://www.europanto.be

HandSpeak - information about visual (sign) languages, communication, cultures and arts: http://www.handspeak.com

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Lingustics

Linguist List - large collection of information about language and linguistics
http://www.linguistlist.org

Lingwiki - a linguistics wiki project
http://www.lingwiki.com
http://www.langwiki.info

Blogs about linguistics
http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/
http://www.languagehat.com
http://david-crystal.blogspot.com
http://separatedbyacommonlanguage.blogspot.com
http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/wells/blog.htm
http://www.linguism.co.uk
http://anthro-ling.blogspot.com
http://lughat.blogspot.com
http://linguisticmystic.com
http://anotherlengua.wordpress.com


Online literature and audio books

Literature in English
http://www.bibliomania.com
http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au
http://www.pagebypagebooks.com
http://www.online-literature.com
http://www.literature.org
http://www.readprint.com

Literature in other languages
http://www.greylib.net

Lingolibros - Bilingual Books
http://lingolibros.com

Turkistan Library
http://www.turklib.com

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Languages in the news

Inttranews - Daily news for the language industry
http://inttranews.inttra.net/cgi-bin/index.cgi

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Language-related articles

Articles about language, translation, interpreting, writing, literature, etc.
http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/cultural-services/articles.html
http://www.lexicool.com/articles.asp
http://www.cilt.org.uk/news/
http://web.inter.nl.net/users/Paul.Treanor/eulang.html
http://www.language-learning-advisor.com/language-articles.html
http://www.logoi.com
http://www.quinion.com/words/
http://www.accurapid.com/journal/
http://patenttranslators.com/articles.htm
http://www.translationdirectory.com/articles.htm
http://www.swachid.com/articles.htm
http://www.cilt.org.uk/news/
http://www.downloadalanguage.com
http://www.sil.org/LinguaLinks/LanguageLearning/LanguageLearning.htm
http://www.language-usa.com/webresources/
http://www.we-globe.net
http://www.sdkrashen.com
http://www.etranslationservice.com/de/enzyklopaedie.html
http://www.languagetutoring.co.uk
http://www.albaglobal.com/topics.html (in Albanian)
http://www.tomedes.com/language-translation-service.php
http://www.bootsnall.com/languages/
http://blog.easylanguages.com
http://wordfocus.com
http://www.zyra.org.uk/picky.htm
http://www.businesswriting.org.uk/articles_on_writing_and_communication
http://www.twcdigital.co.uk/design-production-resources.html
http://www.thetutorpages.com/articles/languages

Logoi.com - the Online Language Source - includes articles on language, writing and related topics: http://www.logoi.com/

Language-related articles on Omniglot

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Language-related blogs

Blogs about language learning, language-related topics and travel

Polyglot link - a portal for language learners and polyglots to find and share their blogs and websites: http://polyglotlink.com

Blogs about Chinese languages
http://pinyin.info/news/

Blogs about Spanish
http://howlearnspanish.com

Recommended books

booksLanguage learning materials

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