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.
English Club Presentation and Public
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.
Famous People's Birthdays
Who else was born on your birthday?
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.
Internet Basics for ESL Students
A 14-Lesson Introduction to Using
Computers and the Internet for Students of English as a Second Language.
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
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)
Email and Internet search
Write a basic web page
Find a mailing list
Ethics and Privacy
Examine cookie files and visit commercial sites
Find newsgroup archives
Business on the Internet
Take a quiz and show the class your favorite Internet site
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.
Netscape 1.1N or higher
14.4 kbps or better connection to the Internet
Karin's ESL Partyland Quiz Centre
Grammar | Idioms, Slang & Phrasal
Verbs | Reading | TOEFLesque | Trivia | Useful Expressions | Vocabulary
All sorted according to levels: easy, medium, and hard...
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
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.
A collection of net acronyms, CHAT
phrases, email smileys... All about Internet language.
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...
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.
The WorldWideWeb Acronym and Abbreviation
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.
Includes games and puzzles using