Organisations, societies, and associations

ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation is a national, registered charitable organization committed to promoting literacy to the general public and to the private sector.

Founded in 1977, the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics.

The Beowulf Discussion Forum

CALICO, the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, is a professional organization that serves a membership involved in both education and high technology. CALICO has an emphasis on modern language teaching and learning, but reaches out to all

The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers

The Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research is the national centre of expertise on language teaching.

COSWL was established in 1974 by the LSA (whose Executive Committee appoints the members) to monitor and advance the status of women in linguistics, especially with regard to discrimination, harassment, and advancement.

The English Gesithas ...the society for people interested in all aspects of Anglo-Saxon language and culture.

The English Book Centre, Oxford provides a specialist service supplying all types of ELT materials, including books, videos, multimedia packages and computer software. Our customers come from all over the world and range from language schools and univers

How many people speak English? What do people use English for? What do people use English for?

The International Gender and Language Association was established in 1999. A development of the graduate-student-run Berkeley Women and Language Group, IGALA is an international interdisciplinary organization that is committed to the promotion and suppor

International Association of Teacher of English as a Foreign Language

The International Society of Anglo-Saxonists was founded in 1983 to further all aspects of Anglo-Saxon Studies. Every other year the society holds a meeting. So far there have been such meetings in Brussels (1983), Cambridge (1985), Toronto (1987), Durha

Internet Resources for Language Teachers and Learners

The Japanese Association for Language Teaching: A professional organization of people interested in promoting excellence in language learning and teaching.

Here is a listing of medieval academic discussion groups you may want to join along with the addresses of the listservers that carry them. Remember that if you are sending a message for the other subscribers to read, don't send it to the listserver but t

The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA) to collect, analyze, and disseminate information relating to the effective edu

The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to

Welcome to the National Puzzlers' League. Whatever wordplay delights you...palindromes, cryptograms, crossword-type puzzles, cryptic crosswords, anagrams, poetry writing, discovering the word SCHOOLED has the letters in the words SHOE and COLD perfectly

NWP Interactive represents a growing online community of teachers, writing project site directors and codirectors, and staff who are interested in sharing tools, resources, and strategies for furthering the work and mission of the National Writing Projec

The Office of English Language Programs creates and implements high quality, targeted English language programs in specific regions and countries of the world. All programs are administered through the local American Embassy or Consulate.

Plain English Plus is a group of people who want to bring the benefit of plain English plus to the world. Our skills include law, communication, language, research, and management. We are happy to welcome new members from all disciplines and backgrounds.

Established in 1992, the Symposium About Language and Society--Austin (SALSA) is an entirely student-organized annual conference sponsored by the departments of Linguistics, Anthropology, and Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. In

Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have con

The Society for the Preservation of English Language and Literature (SPELL) is an organization of people who love our language and are determined to resist its abuse and misuse in the news media and elsewhere. We have almost 2,000 members in the United S

Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Home page of the newsletter dedicated to PUNS and other FUN WORDPLAY

The Writing and Computers Association was founded in 1988 to promote communication between individuals and groups with an interest in the writing process and in computer support for writing. It has a growing international membership of over 150 people, i

Welcome to the on-line service provided by TOEBI (Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland). These pages act as a means of disseminating information relating to the teaching of Old English.

VVLE (Dutch) Wil je reageren op een bijdrage in de Newsletter? Wil je een boek voor ons recenseren? Heb je een 'idea', 'news' of een 'event'?

Our aim is to create enduring partnerships between British and other cultures and we do this by creating opportunities to connect with the latest skills, ideas and experience from the UK.

The Hale Kuamo'o was established by the Hawai'i State Legislature in 1989. It is a center for the Hawaiian language and Hawaiian culture through the medium of the Hawaiian language. The Hale Kuamo'o is a program of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo in as

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