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Introduction to the VLL

The Virtual Linguistics Laboratory (VLL) consists of a set of materials and tools for the study of language acquisition and a set of shared cross-linguistic data. These resources provide the foundation for research in the area of language acquisition as well as for teaching in this area. Go here to learn more about the VLL.

Virtual Linguistic Laboratory

The Components

Laboratory Methods
  • Research Methods Manual: Scientific Methods for the Study of Language Acquisition.
Libraries of Comparable Data
  • Library of Words of Worlds Children
  • Audio-Visual Data
  • Transcripts
  • Annotated Transcripts
Linguistic Tools
Distance Learning Course Materials
  • Lab Methods Text Book
  • Virtual Linguistic Library Materials
  • Analytics
  • Survey Course in Language Acquisition
  • Lab course in research methods
Video Learning Modules

The components of the VLL have been developed at the Cornell Language Acquisition Lab over more than 20 years of research and teaching. Currently, the members of the CLAL and members of the Virtual Center for Language Acquisition are continually developing this set of resources.
Members of the VLL include all members of the Virtual Center for the Study of Language Acquisition.

Languages of the VLL

CLAL Cross-Linguistic Database

  • Arabic
  • Basque
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Inuktitut
  • Japanese
  • Javanese
  • Kazakh
  • Korean
  • Malayalam
  • Quechua
  • Sinhalese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Taiwanese
  • Tulu
  • Russian
  • Tamil