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Acronym Finder

Look up 124,800 acronyms/abbreviations & their meanings.
A searchable database containing common acronyms and abbreviations about all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military.

http://www.acronymfinder.com/

 

English Club Presentation and Public Speaking

Introduction
Preparation
Equipment
Delivery
Language
The Presentation
Review
Assessment

http://www.englishclub.net/presentations/index.htm

 

English MTV Method

Using Feature film in the EFL Classroom. This page documents a teacher's experience trying to use feature film/video in her ESL Classroom. Contains very useful ideas, reflections, activities to think through prior to just pressing the play button. Useful site to begin prior to visiting Karen's ESLPartyland site on Film Activities.

http://ad.walker.org/mtv.html

 

Famous People's Birthdays

Who else was born on your birthday?

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/

 

How to write an Email message

This web discusses the differences between email and conventional letter writing. It is an excellent introduction to the sociocultural and coded differences between email and other kinds of letter writing. As email is fast surpassing "snail" mail as the major form of writing personal letters between peoples, it is important that students start by learning about the characteristics of email.

http://enterprise.powerup.com.au/htmlxp/pu/emailhow.htm

 

Internet Basics for ESL Students

A 14-Lesson Introduction to Using Computers and the Internet for Students of English as a Second Language. The Lessons...
Basic Computer Terms and the History of the Internet
Basics of the web browser
Hardware and Internet Software
ESL home pages
Computer Problems and Peripherals
Boolean search methods/search engines
Operating Systems - Windows 95
Introduction to UNIX
Using Email (1)
Send email to the teacher, cc and bcc friends
Multimedia
Search the Internet and identify 6 file types
Internet Service Providers
View 4 Okayama ISP's home pages
Using Email (2)
Join a mailing list (read the ML replies)
Communication
Email and Internet search
The Net
Write a basic web page
Mailing Lists
Find a mailing list
Ethics and Privacy
Examine cookie files and visit commercial sites
Newsgroups
Find newsgroup archives
Business on the Internet
Take a quiz and show the class your favorite Internet site

http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/s/ib/

 

Internet Island

Internet Island is designed to be a safe environment where novice Internet users can learn and practice navigation skills. At the same time they will experience how Internet can be used to promote inquiry-based learning. Teachers who use this tutorial should know the basics of clicking and dragging a mouse.
Equipment
Netscape 1.1N or higher
QuickTime 2.0
14.4 kbps or better connection to the Internet
color monitor
printer

http://www.miamisci.org/ii/

 

Karin's ESL Partyland Quiz Centre

Grammar | Idioms, Slang & Phrasal Verbs | Reading | TOEFLesque | Trivia | Useful Expressions | Vocabulary | Links
All sorted according to levels: easy, medium, and hard...

http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz%20center/quiz.htm

 

Mag's Word Finder

Ever wondered how many words you could make out of the letters in your name? Choose a dictionary, type in a word or phrase, and fire away! There is also a list of other word games on the web

http://it.ncsa.uiuc.edu/~mag/cgi-bin/findwords/



 

Multiculturalpedia

An online encyclopaedia from a multicultural perspective. We will be introducing various everyday habits and customs from various cultures around the world:

We want this "Multi-Cultural-Pedia" to be a site where you can find many ideas from different backgrounds. We would like to share customs, ways of thinking, etc. of various cultures to find how different, or probably similar, we are. We would like to understand other people more and at the same time understand ourselves.

http://www.netlaputa.ne.jp/~tokyo3/e/

 

Net Lingo

A collection of net acronyms, CHAT phrases, email smileys... All about Internet language.

http://www.netlingo.com/

 

Song Files

Now view more than 62,000 lyrics from their rapidly growing database of more than 130,000 songs. Includes a search engine to find lyrics for the song you need...

http://www.songfile.com/index_2.html

 

The On-line Slang Dictionary

Though Webster publishes a slang dictionary, it could potentially take years for a new word or phrase to enter its pages. Now, with the power of the Internet, it can be in a dictionary in a matter of hours. This page depends entirely on your contributions. You'll find a form at the end of the page to add new material. Read with caution. This dictionary has been written as tastefully as possible, but some language might be offensive to some readers. Note that dates are in day-month-year format.

The dictionary was getting rather large, so I have split it into four volumes: A through E, F through K, L through R, and S through Z. Hopefully it will help you browse more easily.

http://www.umr.edu/~wrader/slang.html

 

The WorldWideWeb Acronym and Abbreviation Server

A list of (mostly) acronyms (abbreviations constructed from the first letters [or first few letters] of the words of a phrase. Technically speaking, an ACRONYM listing is not a dictionary.

http://www.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/index.html

 

Where's Waldo

Includes games and puzzles using Shockwave

http://www.findwaldo.com/

 

Jamie Fowlie, 2000