Tag Archive | english language

The Sounds of American English

www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/frameset.html

This is an easy-to-use multimedia tool that allows each user to see where the sounds of our language come from and to hear what they sound like.  Users can view animations that illustrate the movement of each sound, or read step-by-step instructions.

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The Phrontistery

http://phrontistery.info/

This is a great site for all the word lovers!  (And all those who answer the calls of word lovers…)  Features of the site include: the International House of Logorrhea (an online dictionary of rare and obscure words), the Compendium of Lost Words, 2- and 3-letter Scrabble word lists, and many other etymology resources.