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Encyclopaedia of the Orient

"The only encyclopaedia for North Africa and the Middle East". Easy to use, with an alphabetically indexed left frame for subjects and names.

http://www.i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm

 

English Club Travel site

This is where you can learn about foreign countries and improve your English at the same time!

http://www.englishclub.net/leisure/travel/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

 

Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World

Welcome to my archive of folk and fairy tales. The stories in this collection represent a small sampling of the rich storytelling art that is the common heritage of humanity. Stories from many parts of the world are included here.

http://members.xoom.com/darsie/tales/index.html

 

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/

 

Respect and Tolerance Lessons

Transversal Theme Connection. LESSON 1: AGREEMENT OF RESPECT
(This lesson does not require the use of computers)
LESSON 2: FRIENDSHIP
(This lesson makes use of computers)
LESSONS 3: "WOMAN GUILTY OF SLAPPING DAUGHTER, 14"
(This lesson does not require the use of computers)
LESSON 4: INTERNET SEARCH ACTIVITY ON SELF-RESPECT
(This lesson makes use of computers)

http://www.amalnet.k12.il/meida/english/teachers/engi1980.htm

 

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

 

 

 

Jamie Fowlie, 2000