The Institute of Applied Linguistics
The Institute of Applied Linguistics, or simply IAL, is a non-profit, non-sectarian educational institution founded to provide training to men and women involved in language development. IAL is committed to seeing communities achieve progress through the development of language resources found in the community.
IAL Purpose Statement
Offering communities resources, especially training courses for community members, to enable them to meet their language development goals.
Through Education and Training...
IAL courses focus on modern techniques of linguistic analysis and literature production. Courses are immediately followed by practical application of principles learned.
For the Development of Local Languages...
IAL seeks to foster local language development so that communities will be able to use their language resources to the maximum potential.
IAL's Core Values
IAL members share the following common values:
- Affirming the intrinsic worth of all mother tongues and cultures.
- Building capable, visionary leaders committed to excellence, humility and integrity.
- Serving through partnership.
- Maintaining quality in all our work.
- Transferring knowledge and skills.
To fulfil the language development goals of IAL, members:
- Train people working in the field of linguistics, literacy and language development.
- Promote research into the languages and cultures of Pakistan.
- Publish books and articles and provide computer-based resources relating to that research.
- Produce literature that will assist language maintenance and development.
- Promote the translation of literature of social and moral value.
- Provide resources and assistance in language-use and literacy programmes.
- Foster local language development so that communities will be able to use their language resources to the maximum potential.
Apr. 4-14, 2011
Survey Methods & Theories Course was held.
Sep. 5-16, 2011
Multi-Lingual Education Course was held.
Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2011
Orientation & Computer Module was held.
Nov. 21-Dec. 1, 2011
Research Methods & Program Planning Module was held.
Jan. 9-20, 2012
Phonetics & Phonology Module was held.
Mar. 5-16, 2012
Apr. 30-May 11, 2012
Anthropology Module was held.
Jun. 25-Jul. 6, 2012
Literacy Methods Module was held.
Aug. 27-Sep. 7, 2012
Oct. 29-Nov. 6, 2012
Sociolinguistics Module was held.
Literacy Materials Production Module was held.
Grammar Module was held.
Jan. 2-11, 2013
Discourse Module was held.
Feb. 22- Mar. 6, 2013
Dictionary Making Module was held.
Apr. 22 - May 3, 2013
Semantics Module was held.
Jun. 17- 22, 2013
Vernacular Media Module was held.
August. 12- 23, 2013
Translation Principle Module was held
May. 21, 2014
Jul. 21 - Aug. 1, 2014
English Language Course