A Web of On-line Grammars
This page maintains links with on-line
grammars of as many languages as can be found on the Web. It includes all types
of grammars: reference grammars, learning grammars, and historical grammars.
Grammars are selected for their accuracy and effectiveness for learning the
language they describe. All are free unless otherwise indicated.
Look up 124,800 acronyms/abbreviations
& their meanings.
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.
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.
MedSpeak: Terms used in TV program ER
Alphabetical listing (hyperlinked by
letter) of words related to medical terms used in the very popular TV serial ER
(Emergency Room) starring George Cluney (a.k.a. Batman)
An online encyclopaedia from a
multicultural perspective. We will be introducing various everyday habits and
customs from various cultures around the world:
A collection of net acronyms, CHAT
phrases, email smileys... All about Internet language.
New Zealand into American English
The following is an incomplete list of
expression and words commonly used in New Zealand followed by the U.S.
equivalent definition. Many of these words, phrases and expressions are of
British or Australian origin. If you know any words or phrases that we missed,
please, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
The CMU Pronouncing Dictionary
The Carnegie Mellon University
Pronouncing Dictionary is a machine-readable pronunciation dictionary for North
American English that contains over 100,000 words and their transcriptions.
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.
Enter text or a URL into the input
screen. Program will translate the text or the linked page.