Linguistics & TESOL Research Guide


Christian Periodical Index
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

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Academic OneFile
Books and Authors
Communications and Mass Media Collection
Diversity Studies Collection
General OneFile

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Credo Reference

EBSCO Open Dissertations

Google Scholar

Listing of Open Access Databases

Open Access Digital Theological Library
Theological Research Exchange Network


Center for Applied Linguistics
Check out the research of this organization that promotes language learning and cultural understanding.

Endangered Languages Project
Supports research, training, and archiving for endangered languages throughout the world.

Language on the Move
A peer-reviewed sociolinguistics research site.

Linguistic Data Consortium
Access a wide array of language resources from a number of universities, libraries, corporations, and government research labs.


BBC Languages
Although no longer updated, this is a great resource for learning a new language.

Foreign Service Institute
Access free language-learning courses.


Linguistic Society of America
An organization committed to the scientific study of language.

Translators Without Borders
Connects translators with NGOs needing translation work.


Christian English Language Educators Association
Check out their resources and access their scholarly, peer-reviewed e-journal.

ELT Journal
Access articles from this well-respected journal.

TESOL International Association
Access TESOL publications (some free, some fee-based) and professional development opportunities.

Working Papers in TESOL and Applied Linguistics
An open journal dedicated to publishing research in the fields of TESOL and Applied Linguistics.


Explore over 7,000 living languages.

A comprehensive catalog of language-related internet resources.

The International Phonetic Association
Free access to phonetic alphabets, charts, and other resources.

A list of the top 100 language blogs.

The Linguistic List
A site of free resources maintained by linguistics students and faculty.

SIL International: Linguistic Resources on the Internet
A topically organized list of resources available online that may be of interest to the linguist.

The Speech Accent Archive
Listen to and compare the accents of different English speakers.

Word 2 Word Language Resources
A catalog of free language resources.


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Typing Phonetic Symbols
This page allows you to easily type phonetic transcriptions of English words in IPA to then copy to another document.

Activities for ESL Students
Quizzes, tests, exercises, and puzzles to assist in learning English as a second language.

Azar Grammar
Provides free materials available for download, including worksheets contributed by ESL teachers.

BrainPop ESL
Provides detailed lesson plans incorporating learning strategies, graphic organizers, printable resources, as well as reading and writing activities for English Language Learners.

Cambridge English Teaching Support
Refresh your ESL language planning or develop your teaching practice with these Cambridge English resources.

Dave's ESL Cafe
A central site for teaching ideas and ESL jobs.

Interesting Things for ESL Student
Free language learning activities for the English language learner.

Provides guidelines for planning and supporting ESL programs through collections of lesson plans and programming guides.

One-Stop English
A teacher resource site by Macmillan Education. Some items require a subscription, but other items are free to access.

OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab for ESL
Resources for teaching English language writing and for ESL students.

Using English
A large collection of ESL tools and resources for students, teachers, learners, and academics, covering the spectrum of ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP subject areas.