an organization of scholars and educators who use the findings of linguistics and related sciences in identifying and addressing language-related problems. CAL carries out a wide range of activities including research, teacher education, analysis and dissemination of information, design, and development of instructional materials, technical assistance, conference planning, program evaluation, and policy analysis.
connects cognitive linguists all over the world by organizing conferences, sponsoring a major journal and book series for relevant research, as well as other affiliated publication venues, keeping up a website and email discussion list, fostering regional affiliates, and generally providing a community for researchers in cognitive linguistics and others interested in such research. Because cognitive linguistics focuses on the relation of language to the human mind, including human cognitive and cultural models, it has natural interdisciplinary links with Psychology (both Cognitive and Social) Anthropology (both Evolutionary and Cultural), Sociology, Philosophy (especially via the study of categorization), and indeed, any field in which scholars study conventionalized knowledge systems (conceptual systems) deployed in human interaction.
is the oldest and premier representative organization for phoneticians being established in 1886 in Paris. The object of the organization is the promotion of the scientific study of phonetics and the various practical applications of that science. In furtherance of this aim, the IPA provides the academic community world-wide with a notational standard for the phonetic representation of all languages - the International Phonetic Alphabet (also IPA).
the mission of this orgnaization is that the member organizations of JNCL-NCLIS are united in their belief that all Americans must have the opportunity to learn and use English and at least one other language.
is an international organization founded to assist in the development of linguistic science. It tries to further linguistic research and to co-ordinate activities undertaken for the advancement of linguistics. It considers it as its special task to promote mutual contact between linguists and to make the results of linguistic research known internationally.