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AmeriSpeak: expressions of our American ancestors
Expressions of our American ancestors. Here's a place to record those phrases that have been passed down through the generations in your family!
This is a word I made up to describe a single word that has meanings that contradict each other.
Center for Applied Linguistics
The Center for Applied Linguistics aims to promote and improve the teaching and learning of languages, identify and solve problems related to language and culture, and serve as a resource for information about language and culture.
Common Errors in English
by Paul Brians, Professor of English, Washington State University.
(Be sure to look at his home page too.)
Dave's ESL Cafe
Site contains a large number of resources for ESL/EFL Students and Teachers from Around the World.
English grammar, English letter writing, Learning punctuation, prepositions and more!
This is an awesome Free Language Help site, to be sure! The site is loaded with forums, is easily navigated and looks like on of the more useful tools for any student wishing to brush up on their language skills.
English Phrase Search
From: Tufts Universities Perseus Project.
English for Specific Purposes - An International Journal
English For Specific Purposes publishes articles and research notes - reporting basic research in the linguistic description of specialized varieties of English and the application of such research to specific methodological concerns.
English through the Internet
In this distributed learning course preservice teachers meet with students of English through the Internet. The preservice teachers and the EFL or ESL pupils learn the tools of the Internet together and at the same time the preservice teachers help the EFL pupils to improve their reading and writing skills.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Prepared by Professor of English/Humanities Charles Darling for English courses at Capital Community-Technical College and for the general online public. [Text Only].
Indispensable Writing Resources Page
You'll find everything on and off the Net that you could possibly need in writing or researching a paper, including links to all sorts of reference material, links to writing labs, links to Web search engines, and links to writing-related Web sites.
(Everything you need is located along the left side.)
International Journal of the Sociology of Language
The International Journal of the Sociology of Language seeks to attract readers and contributors from all parts of the world and from all disciplines that pertain to the study of language use in social behavior.
Learning English | BBC World Service
The Learning English website offers a variety of resources including material for teachers and students, online courses, interactive exercises and glossaries of useful vocabulary, as well as audio and video clips. If you do not have a RealAudio player to listen to audio, you can download one free at www.realaudio.com.
(Going to 'Help!' will be a good starting point.)
Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch)
This set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics -- I've excluded most poetry journals, for instance.
Education resources on the Internet - Home Page
This grammar has been put on-line by Anthony Hughes and is available free of charge for anyone to use. However, copyright applies to the grammar and a copyright notice can be found below.
Phrases, sayings and cliches, with their meanings and origins.
Phrase Finder contains a large archive of phrases and sayings in English. Give it a word and it will return a list of related phrases.
Resources for English Language and Literature
(By Robert Harris A writer and educator with more than 25 years of teaching experience at the college and university level who also has other resources available VirtualSalt.)
Study Guides and Strategies
Study guides available in English, Arabic, Indonesian/Malay, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Tamil, Amharic, Luganda, Turkish, Russian, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Croatians.
The Applied Linguistics WWW Virtual Library
(As with most WWW Virtual Libraries, all links.)
The Association for Computational Linguistics
The Association for Computational Linguistics is THE international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation.
The English Magazine for Students of English
The English Magazine is a multimedia magazine for learners of English. The magazine gives you a great opportunity to practise and improve your English. Each article in the magazine is like a complete English lesson. The vocabulary and grammar are explained in the detailed Language Notes. And there are practice exercises so that you can test your understanding.
The Scroll (formerly The Open Scroll): a community of authors of poetry and prose dedicated to the freedom of art in the pursuit of passion, brilliance, and insanity.
VoS Voice of the Shuttle
VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources, and defines its audience as people who have something to learn from a higher-education, professional approach to the humanities (which in practice has included students and instructors from the elementary school, high school, and general population sectors).
Welcome to the Heteronym Homepage!
This homepage is about heteronyms, a type of word. See what it's all about!