The LSA publishes a series of educational and authoritative pamphlets on language-related issues. Written with the layperson in mind, FAQs have been used as instructional aids in Linguistics courses, at information sessions for undergraduates and prospective majors interested in linguistics courses, and as part of outreach program to professionals in other fields.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Why should I major in Linguistics?
  • Why should I join the LSA?
  • How can I get involved in the LSA?

There are numerous opportunities for LSA members to get involved in the many activities of the Society. See the Online Action Center for the most up-to-date ways to get involved. To learn more about the wide range of LSA Advisory Committees, click here.

  • Where can I find job resources?


The LSA publishes a series of educational and authoritative pamphlets on language-related issues. Written with the layperson in mind, FAQs have been used as instructional aids in Linguistics courses, at information sessions for undergraduates and prospective majors interested in linguistics courses, and as part of outreach program to professionals in other fields. Click on a title below to view a FAQ on-line or to download a pdf version.

FAQ Pamphlets: