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Benjamin Lee Whorf was one of the twentieth century’s foremost linguists. Learn more about his theories of speech behaviour by visiting this site. http://grail.cba.csuohio.edu/~somos/whorf.html
Visit Infoplease to learn more about the eminent linguist (and U.S. senator) S. I. Hayakawa. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0880739.html
iDictionary is a free online Canadian dictionary and thesaurus. http://www.idictionary.ca/
The CLB-OSA is an online self-assessment tool for people who are interested in assessing their English or French as a Second Language. http://www.clb-osa.ca/
Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker is one of today’s most innovative authorities on language. Explore reviews of books about language Pinker has published. http://pinker.wjh.harvard.edu/books/index.html
Reference.com is an American Web site that offers a wealth of definitions, synonym finders, and other guides to choosing the right words. http://dictionary.reference.com
Visit Goodreads and learn about one of the most widely used style manuals, The Chicago Manual of Style. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/103362.The_Chicago_Manual_of_Style
For in-depth information on how to present visuals effectively, visit the Web site of Edward Tufte, a Professor Emeritus at Yale University, where he taught courses in statistical evidence, information design, and interface design. http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/index
The “I Have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most famous speeches of all time. View it on video and read the text. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm
To learn more about being results oriented, visit the Web site of Stephen Covey, author of the best seller The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. https://www.stephencovey.com