Journals in Linguistics and Language

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Linguistics Journals

For information on our journals, including how to submit a paper, select a journal from the list below. To view articles on ScienceDirect, select the "Full Text Online" link. Abstracts and sample issues may be browsed and viewed free of charge.

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IRIS: a digital repository of data collection materials used in research into second language learning and teaching
IRIS is a free digital repository for downloading, uploading and requesting data collection materials used in research into second language learning and teaching: www.iris-database.org. IRIS contains a wide range of instruments including interview and observation schedules, language tests and stimuli, pictures, questionnaires, software scripts, URL links, word lists, teaching intervention activities and many more. Initially funded by the ESRC, IRIS is now a long-term Academy Research Project, funded by the British Academy.

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