Wikipedia:WikiProject Linguistics/Applied

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Welcome to the Applied Linguistics Task Force! This task force is a place for Wikipedia editors to collaborate on all articles related to applied linguistics. That includes articles on bilingualism and multilingualism, first and second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language education, and more. We have a lot of ways in which you can help, so please have a look down the page, and get stuck in.

Getting started[edit]

If you want to help, here are some things that you can do right now:


All articles related to applied linguistics, including:

As for translation and language interpretation, please visit the specific WikiProject Translation Studies.

Article assessments[edit]


If you're interested in helping, please add your name and a brief description of your interests below.

  1. Mr. Stradivarius (talk · contribs) - I'm mostly interested in second-language acquisition and language education, and I also help out with the technical side of this WikiProject.
  2. Drew.ward (talk · contribs) - aspect, tense, mood, functional grammar, holistic analyses, language education.
  3. OrenBochman (talk · contribs) - Natural Language Programming. Stylometrics.
  4. Robert Rogge (talk · contribs) - Translation technology, processes, methods, multi-lingual industries.
  5. Fadesga (talk · contribs) - Translation studies, translation technology, language services marketing.
  6. Asoundd (talk · contribs) - Computational linguistics, natural language processing. Interested in the science of linguistics and how it can represent large NLP data sets through aggregate statistics.
  7. Suzusan (talk · contribs) - Translation, translation studies, literature, Asian languages.
  8. K. Landvermesser (talk · contribs) - Primarily sociolinguistics.
  9. Leondz (talk · contribs) - NLP: social media, time in language, space in language, machine learning.
  10. Yichen Li (talk · contribs) - First and second-language acquisition, language education, literacy, multilinguism
  11. SirCattus (talk · contribs) - A lover of linguistics with a focus on cognitive linguistics. Interested in pragmatics, sociolinguistics, construction grammar, and particular linguistic features in general. ;) Avid conlanger.
  12. Sunflowerqueen (talk · contribs) - first and second language acquisition, language conservation, sociolinguistics, and language politics
  13. Vexthesmol (talk · contribs) - I'm interested in communication and storytelling and how that changes through mediums/languages.
  14. Bangjapra (talk · contribs) - First and second language acquisition, Psycholinguistic, pragmatics, sociolinguistic, language education, literacy, multilinguism.
  15. beardown25 (talk · contribs) - I’m interested in understanding cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics and overall language acquisition.
  16. ElsiePelsie (talk · contribs) - Second language acquisition, language education, language planning and language teacher education
  17. Calfux22 (talk · contribs) - language education, sociolinguistics, language teacher education
  18. ‪Jon Fernquest 2022 (talk · contribs) - I'm interested in language education, translation and NLP topics such as BERT Transformers with a special interest in vocabulary acquisition, academic vocabulary, flashcards and polysemy (languages: English, Burmese, Sanskrit)
  19. ‪Psyling (talk · contribs) - text perception, sentiment analysis.
  20. NoahConstrictor (talk · contribs) - I'm a new editor currently working on expanding and improving dictogloss.

Todo items[edit]

  • Tag the talk pages of all articles in the project's scope with {{WikiProject Linguistics|applied=yes}}.
  • Find editors who have shown interest in applied linguistics and ask them if they would like to join.
  • Identify articles for creation.
  • Identify articles for improvement.
  • Review importance and quality of all existing articles - see #Tagging and assessment below.

Articles for creation[edit]

Articles for improvement[edit]

Image requests[edit]


Tagging and assessment[edit]

Any articles that are within the scope of this project need to be tagged with {{WikiProject Linguistics|applied=yes}}. There are many reasons for tagging, the most important for us being that it gives other editors an easy way to keep track of the hundreds of applied linguistics articles that exist on Wikipedia. You should add the tags to the talk page of each individual article.

We also use the talk-page tags to give articles ratings for quality and for importance. This helps editors to identify the articles that most need improving, and is also used for the Wikipedia 1.0 project. For details of how to give ratings and what the different criteria are, please see the main project assessment page.


For the list of article categories used for automatic talk page tagging, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Linguistics/Applied/Categories.


For main project templates, see the main project page for WikiProject Linguistics.

Userbox template[edit]

{{Wikipedia:WikiProject Linguistics/Outreach/User ALTF}}

Stub templates[edit]

Recognized content[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

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Good articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

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In the News articles[edit]

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Task force watchlist[edit]

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