Making it easier and more engaging to incorporate under-represented languages into linguistics classes
The Language Profiles Project (LPP) is a linguistics pedagogy resource for bringing under-represented languages into classrooms in a way that brings languages alive for students. The LPP consists of linguistic datasets on marginalized languages, paired with contextualizing information about the language and culture. The LPP is led by Avery Ozburn at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Visit our “About Language Profiles” page to learn more!
A profile consists of datasets for use in undergraduate linguistics courses plus contextualizing information about the language and culture.
Currently, language profiles are available for:
To check out the current profiles and see our coming soon list, visit “Search by language”.
You can also search for a dataset on a specific linguistic phenomenon by visiting “Search by dataset type”.
June 8, 2023 – Pangasinan profile released
June 6, 2023 – Yiddish profile released
May 24, 2023 – Yoruba profile released
May 10, 2023 – LPP website created