SIL International

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

SIL International

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Summer Institute of Linguistics

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1934-

History

The Summer Institute of Linguistics (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.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

NBCA

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised on April 30, 2012 by KS.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

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  • EAC