Dr. Stan Whitley
Romance Langs., Wake Forest University
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The above listing is just suggestive. As with any other field, there is now a huge and still expanding number of sites on linguistics. Use a search engine such as Google to track down other resources of interest. Wikipedia also has an impressive range of articles on specific terms in linguistics, from fricative and generative grammar to aphasia and Grimm's Law, and its clear explanations and examples will be a useful study aid as you read your course textbook (but not as a primary source in papers!).Phonetics in particular
American Sign Language, ASL
For both fingerspelling and ASL, there's a booming number of visual resources for learning and practice, many of them in YouTube. Try Googling "fingerspelling," specifying "Video".
FL teaching & technology
General Hispanic cultural resources.
You'll find lots more by Googling. Just be as specific as possible in your keywords for the search, and first click on "Advanced Search" to limit the language of the hits to Spanish.Some Hispanic universities
Local interest: Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, & North Carolina
And some websites devoted to another pipeman and Lutheran, Johann Sebastian Bach:
Click here to go BACH to Whitley home page.