129 Linguistics

Last update: Jul 13/23


Psychology of Language  (CC BY 4.0) Curated and Designed by Dinesh Ramoo (Thompson Rivers University)

This course will provide students with the fundamentals of linguistic and psycholinguistic theory. Students will explore the nature of language and learn about the basic components studied by psycholinguists. They will also gain an understanding of language development as well as the biological basis of language. Language processes such as comprehension, reading, and speaking will also be explored, along with the current models of comprehension and production.

Supplementary Materials

WISC-Online Linguistics Learning Objects (CC BY-NC) by various

A collection of learning objects on various topics in Linguistics.


Essentials of Linguistics (CC-BY-SA) by Catherine Anderson

This peer-reviewed open textbook covers the core areas of theoretical linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics), supplemented with discussion of psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic findings. Includes: videos, interactive assessments.

How Language Works (Gasser) (GNU General Public License 3.0) byMichael Gasser

This LibreTexts looks at a range of introductory topics and themes related to linguistics, the science of language. It examines some of the biases we all have concerning language and uses this as a base for its exploration. Includes: exercises, instructor and student resources.

Languages and Worldview (CC BY-NC-SA) by Manon Allard-Kropp, University of Missouri–St. Louis

Asking and answering questions about what culture entails and examines the fundamental properties and intertwining nature of language and culture. This text explores linguistic relativity, lexical differences among languages and intercultural communication, including high and low contexts.

Linguistics for Teachers of English (CC BY-NC-SA) by Carol Russell, Kansas State University

The primary goals of this text are to acquaint prospective teachers of English with certain aspects of the history, structure, and use of the English Language. Through considering the nature of the English language; how language and culture are interconnected as well as how it is acquired and how and why it changes, readers will come to a fuller understanding of sociolinguistics.


Generative Linguistics (CC BY-NC-SA) by Professor Caroline Heycock

A series of eleven videos dealing with topics on generative syntax.

The Origins of the Scots Language (CC BY) by created by researchers at the University of Edinburgh’s Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics (AMC)

A fantastic video introduction to the tongues, peoples and events that shaped the earliest history of the Scots language with versions narrated both in Scots and English.

This chapter is adapted from Linguistics in OER by Discipline Directory by Edited by Lauri M. Aesoph and Josie Gray.


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