SIL Academic Training

Academic training in SIL focuses on preparing people to do quality linguistic fieldwork, literacy and translation.

Training Programs Worldwide

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SIL, in partnership with institutions and organizations worldwide, offers training for applied linguistic fieldwork. Topics for courses include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse, cultural anthropology, language learning, linguistic field methods, sociolinguistics, literacy, language program planning, and translation. In programs in partnership with religious institutions, SIL facilitates the application of linguistic studies to the translation of Christian scriptures.

SIL cooperative training programs offer a wide range of training from introductory courses to advanced degrees. For details about individual programs, click on an area of the world. The Pacific The Pacific Asia Africa Europe North America South America


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