Thursday, September 22, 2005

Mini Presentation and Summary - UFOs

A Steps:

1 Write the first sentence (the topic sentence or thesis sentence).

2 Pick out main ideas.

3 Delete sub-points and examples.

4 Delete irrelevant information.

5 Include everything that is important.

6 Answer the six questions: who, what, when, where, why, how.

7 Use your own words.

8 Follow the order of the original article.

9 Do not plagiarize anyone else's work.


B) Introduction to UFOs:

Today, you will conduct online research into the topic 'UFOs'. Make notes about the information you find online, and then write a short summary giving the important information. Remember to use paraphrasing in your summary. You can present your information to the rest of the class during your next class.



C) Outline:

Title: UFOs

I definition

II aim (to enlighten reader)

III results (what you discovered)

IV conclusion

V bibliography written in correct form



D) Steps:

1 Type UFO(s) in a search box.

2 Check out the information in 3 websites.

3 Take notes.

4 Write a summary recording the most important points.

5 Answer the questions who, what, when, why, how, and where.




E) Note:

1) You will find great information in:

http://groups.msn.com/UFOParanormalStudies/worldufoday.msnw.

You can read about UFOs, join a chat group, and watch video clips using this site. You can even send an email to Koffi Annan here, if you click on http://worldwidecontactpetition.msn.

2) Another great site is: http://www.worldwidetopsites.com/sites/closeencounters.html.



F) Songs and Movies:

Do you know any movies or songs about UFOs? What are their names?

Movie
1
2

Song
1
2

G) Discussion:

Can you answer these questions?



1 What happened at Roswell?


2 What are alien abductions?


3 Do you think there really are UFOs?
Why or why not?


H) Websites for Summary Writing:



1 Go to http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/resarch/r_quotprsum.html and read the information on the screen.

2 You will find more information in http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ssw/write/handouts/summary.html.




I) Further practice:

You can write a summary of today's news, or a summary of a film or video you have watched, or a book you have read.

English Camp, SMK Sungai Acheh

English Camp, SMK Sungai Acheh

Friday, September 16, 2005

Forms 4 and 5 Literature Links

If you want to find out more about any of the poets or writers that you are studying in class, type the name of the poem, author, poet, playwright, play, story, or short story into a search box, and see what you can find. Below are a few useful links.

1 Pearl S. Buck

http://www.pearl-s-buck.org/psbi/PearlSBuck/about.asp

http://www.english.upenn.edu/Projects/Buck/

http://www.english.upenn.edu/Projects/Buck/tour.html

2 Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/singapore/literature/s.lim/s.limov.html

3 Emily Dickinson

http://www.online-literature.com/dickinson/

http://www.mith2.umd.edu/WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/Poetry/Dickinson/

4 Robert Frost

http://frost.freehosting.net/

http://www.robertfrost.org/indexgood.html

5 Shakespeare

http://shakespeare.about.com/

http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/

http://www.shakespeare.org.uk

http://www.bardweb.net

http://www.utm.edu/departments/english/everett/sonnet.htm

6 Muhammad Haji Salleh

http://www.geocities.com/ayahanda_m/vitae.htm

7 Somerset Maugham

http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/maugham.htm

http://maugham.thefreelibrary.com/

8 Guy de Maupassant
http://mbhs.bergtraum.k12.ny.us/cybereng/shorts/necklace.html

http://www.bartleby.com/195/1020.html

http://www.online-literature.com/maupassant/206/

9 Henry Lawson

http://www.classicreader.com/read.php/sid.6/bookid.758/

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/australians/lawson.htm

http://www.acn.net.au/articles/lawson/

http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~rdale/lawson.htm

10 Roald Dahl

http://www.roalddahl.com/

http://www.thinkquest.org/library/site_sum.html?tname=5113&cid=2&url=5113/

http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/dahl.htm

11 Bessie Head

http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/writers.htm

http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/head.htm

12 Rudyard Kipling

http://www.poetryloverspage.com/poets/kipling/kipling_ind.html

http://www.kipling.org.uk

13 Poems

http://www.bartleby.com

14 Literature

http://www.literaturepage.com/

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Phonetics and Phonology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonemics

http://www.celt.stir.ac.uk/staff/HIGDOX/STEPHEN/PHONO/PHONOG.HTM
Phonetics and phonology course

http://www2.unil.ch/ling/english/phonetique/table-eng.html
Phonetics’ course

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

New links for science and maths


Introduction


Maths and science teachers from SMK Tun Syed Sheikh Shahabuddin requested work on the following topics. Some of these links are listed in www.jawischools.blogspot.com and http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/, both of which have other links for science, maths, CALL and English language learning.


1 Maths’ terms and vocabulary
http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/

2 Pronunciation of science and maths’ terms www.answers.com/main/science.jsp

3 Useful interactive work can be found in some of the kids’ websites

4 Websites for maths http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck/bjmath.html

http://www.sciencegems.com/math.html#1

http://www.mathstories.com/

5 Chemistry terms and vocabulary
http://www.onelook.com/?loc=pub&w=chemistry

6 Pronunciation of scientific terms http://courses.washington.edu/insects/455Students/Methods/Pronounciation.htm

http://www.genome.gov/glossary.cfm
Talking glossary of genetic terms

http://www.answers.com/main/science.jsp
Maths and science

7 Sample questions for science
http://www.qca.org.uk/7857.html

8 Sample questions for maths
http://www.qca.org.uk/6.html

9 Questioning techniques
http://www.nexus.edu.au/teachstud/gat/painter.htm

http://changingminds.org/techniques/questioning/questioning.htm

http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/3/cu5.html

10 Grammar
www.jawischools.blogspot.com

11 URLS for maths’ projects http://www.courseworkbank.co.uk/GCSE/Maths_Coursework/

http://mathforum.org/geometry/geom.projects.html

http://camel.math.ca/Education/mpsf/

12 URLs for science projects
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/projectguide/

http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/

http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com/

13 Poems for maths http://www.pen.k12.va.us/Div/Winchester/jhhs/math/poetry/mathpoet.html

http://www.americanpoems.com/searches/m/45

http://terri.zone12.com/other/poetry/

http://userpages.umbc.edu/~dni1/humor/lists/mathsci/math14.shtml

14 Websites for children
www.jawischools.blogspot.com

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~elu_sci/

15 Dictionary for scientific terms
http://yourdictionary.com/

16 Teaching materials for science http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/
Science fair

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0772964.html

17 T & L materials for English
www.jawischools.blogspot.com

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~kuoll

18 Computer assisted language learning
www.jawischools.blogspot.com

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~kuoll

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~elu_sci

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/

19 Maths’ jokes http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~borishandal/MathsInternetGuide/MathsHumou r.htm

20 Games for science
http://www.kidsdomain.com/games/science.html

21 Science activities
http://news.fen.com/article/0,1120,1-11420,00.html?wtlAC=FE_Grades_3-5_2005- 05-17,email-h

22 Geology/earth sciences
http://education.usgs.gov/

http://earthscience4kids.cr.usgs.gov/

http://www.data.scec.org/

http://nesen.unl.edu/tsunamikit.htm

23 Science for under 11s
http://www.planet-science.com/under11s/index.html

24 Bad science
http://www.ems.psu.edu/~fraser/BadScience.html

25 Bad astronomy
http://www.badastronomy.com/

26 Physics
http://www.intuitor.com/moviephysics/
Physics in movies

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2005/09mar_conference.htm?list1090077
Cutting edge physics

http://www.physlink.com/Fun/Links.cfm

27 Graphic organisers http://www.enchantedlearning.com/graphicorganizers/storymap/

28 How everything works
http://science.howstuffworks.com/

29 Lesson plans for maths and science http://lessonplanz.com/gradelevels.shtml

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/math/index.htm

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/content/index.asp
Biology, chemistry, physics

30 Astronomy
http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/

31 Lesson plans
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/

http://www.eslkidstuff.com/LinksMenu.htm
Links to other sites

http://sitesforteachers.com/index.html
Links to other sites

32 Smart schools in Malaysia
http://www.moe.edu.my/Data/Smart%20School%20Info/ccblueprint/bpcm.html

33 Blogging
www.blogger.com

http://www.petalingstreet.org/
Links to other Malaysian blogs

34 Readings for science
http://literacynet.org/cnnsf/sciencetech.html

35 Asian studies http://www.curriculum.edu.au/accessasia/indonesia/teacher/currguid/study.htm

36 Maths, science, technology
http://www.surfnetkids.com/directory/

http://www.xplora.org/ww/en/pub/xplora/about.htm

http://www.athenaweb.org/
Research and science in Europe

http://www.scienceacross.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.showhomepage
Projects for science across the world

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
Maths

http://www.brainpop.com/

http://fi.edu/explore.html

http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/kids/index.html
Space science

37 Games for maths
http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html
http://www.cleverisland.com/limited/eversave/registration_v11_step2.asp? refcode=6136

38 Phonetics and phonology
http://www.celt.stir.ac.uk/staff/HIGDOX/STEPHEN/PHONO/PHONOG.HTM

http://www2.unil.ch/ling/english/phonetique/table-eng.html

39 Online dictionaries
http://www.onelook.com/browse.shtml

40 Links for ESP
http://www.unav.es/espSig/esponweb.html

www.jawischools.blogspot.com

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/

41 Charts, graphs, diagrams
http://smartdraw.com/exp/ste/home/

42 History of maths
http://turnbull.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Indexes/HistoryTopics.html

43 Clipart
www.the-tutor.com

http://biology.about.com/cs/biology/clipart/

44 Webquests
http://bb.cba.edu.kw/, course 115.

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/

http://asterix.ednet.lsu.edu/~edtech/webquest/

http://www.oswego.org/Staff/CCHAMBER/webdesign/web_quests.htm

http://www.ih.k12.oh.us/estech/webquestworkshop.htm

http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests.html

45 Information for Malaysian teachers
www.the-tutor.com


©D MacKenzie September 2005

Saturday, September 10, 2005


Science and maths teachers from SM Sains Tun Syed Sheh Shahabudin

Penang State Education Office and Seberang Perai officials, Langkawi

Form 5, SMK Simpang Empat, inside new SAL room

Thursday, July 14, 2005


Learning how to blog, SK Nibong Tebal

Visiting a hydro-electric dam with officials from the PPD in Kuala Kangsar

Arranging the SAL room, SMK Bandar Tasek Mutiara

Starting a SAL room in SMK Bandar Tasek Mutiara

Music class, SK Bandar Tasek Mutiara

PMR item building workshop, ILP.

Friday, June 24, 2005


Officials from Jawi PPD, en route to Pulau Aman

Pulau Aman Children

Pulau Aman children

Children in Pulau Aman school

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Kindergarten Links

Kindergarten Links

There are many sites on the Internet where you can find interesting worksheets and material for kindergarten children. They can be downloaded and printed for use in the classroom or for SAL.

# Links and Brief Descriptions
1 Alphabet games
http://www.eslkidstuff.com/Alphabetgamescontent.htm#YZ

2 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Rhymes.html
Nursery rhymes

3 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/categories/preschool.shtml
Pre-school activities

4 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/books/stories/
Printable stories

5 http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/preschool/
Preschool work

6 http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/School_Bell/Language_Arts/Writing/Handwriting/
Handwriting

7 http://www.magickeys.com/books/
Free story books

8 http://eslcafe.com/search/Kids/index.html
Links to useful sites

9 http://www.kindergartenconsultant.com/links.asp
More links to useful sites

10 http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/School_Bell/Language_Arts/Alphabet_Fun/
Learning the alphabet

11 http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/kids_corner.htm
Kids’ links

12 http://akidsheart.com/threer/lvl1/lvl1.htm
Resources for shapes, colours, maths and other interesting subjects

13 http://www.usd298.com/math/games.html
Links for maths

14 http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/kindergarten.html
Elementary/kindergarten resources

15 http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/math_games_for_kindergarten.html
Maths and reading

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


SK Methodist

SK Methodist

SK Methodist

Teachers from SMK Jawi before a CALL session

Thursday, May 12, 2005


SMK Jawi students after a lab. session.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005


Groups

Groups

Girls

Girls

Girls

Boys

Boys

Boys

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

Boys

Boys

Children

Children

School grounds

Children

Children

Children

Children

Children

Children

Teachers

Uniform Day

Uniform Day

Uniform Day

uniform day, May 10th 2005

Miss Yeoh and student, SMK Jawi

Secondary Links for Students and Teachers

1 Calendars
http://highhopes.com/21centurycalendar.html

http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/MCC/main.html
Make your own calendar, with Saturday as the first day of the week.

2 CALL
http://www.members.tripod.com/grovesie/call.htm
Information and ideas on using the WWW and computers for teaching. You can share your own ideas and questions.

3 Various
www.aitech.ac.jp/~teslj/TESL/CALL
Extensive CALL links

www.coe.missouri.edu/~cjw/CALL/Links.htm
Extensive list of CALL links

http://www.eslcafe.com/search/CALL/
Extensive CALL links

http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~elu_sci/links_call.htm
Links to various CALL related sites

http://eslcafe.com/search/Resources/index.html
Links to other sites

4 Clip Art
http://school.discovery.com/clipart/
Practice using clip art. Send emails to your friends and teacher with clip art included in your paragraphs. Include it in your paragraphs.

http://school.discovery.com/clipart/howot%20use.html
Learn how to insert clip art into your documents.

5 CMC - Computer Mediated Communication
www.tappedin.org/

http://www.yahoo.groups.com/

http://www.nicenet.net/

http://helium.wimba.com

http://ispq.com/

http://geocities.com

http://www.tripod.com/

6 Creative Technology
http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/

http://www.cict.co.uk/software/

http://www.quia.com/CreateYourActivities.html

7 Dictionaries/Idioms

www.almisbar.com/dict_page.htm

http://www.interport.net/

http://www.m-w.com/

http://www.oed.com/

http://www.onelook.com/

www.shu.ac.uk/web-admin/phrases/search.html

http://www.ucc.ie/infonet/acronyms/acrohtml

http://www.eebpodia.com/

http://www.wordwizard.com/

http://www.xrefer.com/

http://www.yourdictionary.com/

http://humanities.uchicago.edu/forms_unrest/Roget.htmlhttp://www.netlingo.com/

http://www.dictionary.com/

http://www.askoxford.com/

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

http://titania.cobuild.colins.co.uk/

http://farsidic.com/

8 Disabilities
http://eslcafe.com/search/Disabilities/index.html
Links to other sites

9 Encyclopedias

http://www.eb.com/
Encyclopedia Britannica on-line

http://www.encarta.msn.com/

http://www.infoplease.com/

http://www.historychannel.com/

http://www.bartleby.com/

http://www.encyclopedia.com/

http://www.discovery.com/

10 English
http://a4esl.org/

http://www/aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes.grammar.html

http://bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

http://www.britishcouncil.org/

http://www.churchillhouse.com/english/

http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/

http://www.edunet.com/

http://www.english-forum.com/interactive/

http://www.english-zone.com/

http://www.eslcafe.com/

http://eslgames.com/teachingsongs/edutainment1/

http://www.heinemann/elt/elt.html

http://www.longman.elt.com/

http://www.manythings.org/voa/

http://www.monash.edu.au/

http://www.monash.edu.au/

www.oup.com/elt/

www.stir.ac.uk/celt

11 Food
http://health.discovery.com/

Information and quizzes about food, health and your personality.

http://www.freshstarts.com/
Information about food

http://www.fti.net/mocolib1/kid/food1.html
History of food

http://www.recipebookonline.com/
You can send your own recipe to this site.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/healthyeating/
Healthy and unhealthy food

12 Games
http://eslgames.com/teachingsongs/edutainment1/

13 Create your own learning materials

http://www.eslcafe.com/ideas/sefer.cgi/Games

14 Games for learning English
http://www.quia.com/

15 Tools and templates for creating quizzes, and links to other sites
http://www.funbrain.com/teachers/index.htmlMake your own multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay quizzes. Online and ready-made quizzes.

http://vlc.polyu.edu.hk/Make cloze, multiple choice, and comprehension quizzes, or your own homepage.

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/
Create your own multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence,
crossword, matching/ordering, and gap-fill exercises. You can download free software.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
Games for kids

http://www.funbrain.com/detect/
Make your own word search

16 Grammar
http://a4esl.org/
http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes.grammar.html
http://bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/
http://britcoun.org/
http://www.churchillhouse.com/english/
http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
http://www.edunet.com/
http://www.english-forum.com/interactive/
http://www.english-zone.com/
http://www.eslcafe.com/
http://eslgames.com/teachingsongs/edutainment1/
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/
Grammar rules and writing style, listed alphabetically
http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/toc.cfm
Verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, determiners, practice activities, and a grammar clinic
http://busboy.sped.ukans.edu/~allenq/netgrammar/main.html
Grammar points, reading, writing, and listening practice
http://www.Pacificnet.net/~sperling/wwwboard2/wwwboard.html
Help for ESL/EFL students
http://www.engl.niu.edu/dhardy/grammarbook/title.html
Grammar and structure explanations with quizzes
http://www.manythings.org/voa/
http://www.comensius.com/
http://www.hut.fi/~rvilmi/help/grammar_help/
Hints, rules, and exercises on English grammar
http://www.monash.edu.au/

17 Health
www.bbc.co.uk/health
http://www.centerwatch.ocm/
http://www.drkoop.com/
http://www.4woman.gov/
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
http://www.mayohealth.org/
http://www.mediconcsult.com/
http://www.medscape.com/
http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
http://www.nih.gov/
http://www.quackwatch.com/
http://www.thehealthnetwork.com/
http://www.webmd.com/

18 History
http://www.erols.com/mwhite28/20century.htm#How
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/gateway/index.html
http://historychannel.com/
http://www.learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
www.scopesys.com/anyday/
http://theclearances.org/
http://www.thisdayinhistory.org/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/
http://www2.canisius.edu/~emeryg.time.html
http://www.activehistory.co.uk/

19 Holidays
http://www.extremeadventures.com/au/home.php
Students’ holidays
http://www.exodus.co.uk/
Holidays all over the world

20 Homework
www.bbc.co.uk/education/revision
www.bbc.co.uk/sosteacher
http://www.homeworkspot.com/
http://www.digitalbrain.co.uk/
http://www.freeserve.com/education
http://www.gcse.com/
http://www.homeworkhigh.com/
http://www.learn.co.uk/
http://www.learnfree.co.uk/
http://www.revise.it/
http://www.revisions.co.uk/
http://www.webviews.co.uk/
http://www.yahooligans.com/

21 How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
http://www.gsp.cc/
The way things work

22 Idioms
http://www.eslcafe.com/idioms/

23 Just for Fun
http://www.comiczone.com/

24 Kids
http://kcu02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/
Links to other sites
www.infotoday.com/
http://www.juniornet.com/
www.baby-place.com/games.htm
Very young children’s links

25 Kids (Teachers’ links/CALL)
http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/
Links for children and teachers
http://www.zu.ac.ae/library/elt_teachers.html
Zayed University’s teachers’ links

26 Scientific report rubric
http://www.studyzones.com/

27 Movies
www.bbcuk/films/
Information about the latest films

28 Museums
http://www.fmnh.org/

http://www.guggenheim.org/

http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/

http://www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm

http://www.mowa.org/

http://www.musee-online.org/

http://www.museums.reading.ac.uk/thames/ThamesIM.html

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

http://www.si.edu/

http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/

http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/

29 Muslim Scientists/Philosophers
www.Arabinfo.org/

http://www.asta-net.org/

www.cyberistan.org/

www.mideasti.org/library/islam/introislam.htm
Middle Eastern religion, life and culture

30 Nasreddin
http://web2.uvcs/uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/reading
Quizzes about Nasreddin.

31 Odds & Ends
http://www.abraxis.com/
http://aleph.se/Trans
http://www.deathclock.com/
http://www.ehow.com/
www.fbi.gov/
www.hammacher.com/unexp (Strange goods)
http://www.lifeisbusy.com/
http://www.montypython.net/
http://www.thesurrealist.co.uk/
http://www.wackyuses.com/

32 Online ESL/EFL Journals
http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/ari/arihome.htmlJournal and links to other resources
http://www.chronicle.merit.edu/Chronicle of Higher Education
http://corax.cwrl.utexas.edu/cac/Online journal for teachers of writing
http://www.eflweb.com/Online journal for teachers and students of Englishhttp://education.guardian.co.uk/teflNews about issues in teaching and learning EFL form the Guardian newspaper
http://www.fno.org/Journal of educational technology for learning and literacyhttp://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/TESL journal. Articles, teaching techniques, activities, lesson plans, and links
http://www.usq.edu.au/electpub/e-jist/E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technologyhttp://english.ttu.edu/kairos/International peer reviewed electronic journal
http://polyglot.cal.msu.edu/llt/E-journal for teachers of writing
http://www-writing.berkeley.edu/TESL-EJ/index.htmlOnline journal for foreign and second language teachers
http://www.tesol.edu/pubs/magz/tm.htmlQuarterly publication of the TESOL organization

33 Online Magazines
http://www.yomag.net/
Online magazine for young Europeans. Read it, write and send your article, and see if they will publish it. Tell your friends and teacher if your article is published.

http://www.its-magazine.com/

34 Photography
http://www.kodak.com/
http://www.photonet.org.uk/
www.stoa.org/metis
50,000 photos by Bruce Hertzler

35 Poetry
http://firstscience.com/site/poems.asp
Science and nature poems
http://www.readfasternow.com/links/poetry-organizations.htm
http://extext.lib.virginia.edu/epd.html
Database of poems

36 Pronunciation/ Phonetics
http://www.sunburstmedia.com/PronWeb.html

http://www.eslcafe.com/search/Pronunciation/index.html
Links to other sites

www.sunburstmedia.com/PronWeb.html
Comprehensive links

http://www.fonetiks.org/

http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/IPA/ipa.html

www.rong-chang.com/pronun.htm

www.englishclub.net/pronunciation

http://www.onestopenglish.com/

http://www.celt.stir.ac.uk/
Online phonology course

37 Proverbs & Quotations
http://www.oneliners-and-proverbs.com/

www.sylvum.com/proverbs/

www.famousquotations.com/asp/origins.asp

http://www.creativeproverbs.com/

http://starlingtech.com/quoptes/

38 Publishers
http://faculty.millikin.edu/~rbrooks.hum.faculty.mu/webpubcurriculum.html
Conference paper with information and links on web publishing.
http://www.aw.com/
Addison Wesley Longman
http://www.cup.cam.ac.uk/
Cambridge University Press
http://www.helt.co.uk/
Heinemann ELT
http://www.agoralang.com/
Holt, Rinehart & Winston College
http://www.thomson.com/heinle.html
Heinle & Heinle
http://www.mcp.com/
Macmillan
http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/.
McGraw Hill
http://www1.oup.co.uk/
Oxford University Press
http://www.thomson.com/
Thomson Publishing
http://www.press.umich.edu/
University of Michigan Press

39 Puzzles
http://www.puzzlemaker.com/
Make your own puzzles.
http://discovery.com/index.html
Make your own crossword, word search, letter tiles, cryptogram, mazes, and math
http://www.puzzlemaker.com/
http://www.quia.com/dir/
Activities for science students

40 Quizzes
You will find quizzes in the grammar and English lists
http://www.nclrc.org.fltestdb/
Foreign language test database
http://a4esl.org/
Bilingual quizzes
http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/
Internet TESL Journal quizzes

41 Quotations
http://www.brainyquote.com/

42 Reading
http://cwa.bacon.pearsoned.com/bookbind/pubbooks/seyler_ab/chapter8
Inferences
http://www.geocities.com/speed_read/
Commercial site
http://www.nelliemuller.com/reading_comprehension.htm
Reading comprehension exercises
http://lc.ust.hk/~sac/advice/english/reading/R1.htm
How to become a better reader
http://www.school-for-champions.com/grades/reading.htm
Guide to faster reading
http://www.iss.stthomas.edu/studyguides/texred2.htm
SQ3R reading method. Main site has study guides.
http://www.bcc.ctc.edu/English/Labs.jhtm
Reading lab
http://www.wannalearn.com/Personal_Enrichment/Speed_Reading/
Free instructional sites
http://www.readingsoft.com/freader.html
Speed reading software and online test
http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts/512.html
Suggestions for increasing and effectiveness of reading
http://www.eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/READ.MHTM
Speed reading exercises
http://www.psychwww.com/mtsite/rdstratg.html
Reading strategies
http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/methods.html
Speed reading self-pacing methods
http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/Speed1.html
Reading better and faster
http://www.school-for-champions.com/grades/reading.htm
Reading faster
http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/eslc/Learning_m/reading.htm
Useful links
http://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/reading.html
Reading and remembering
http://www.eslgold.com/
Links for reading
http://english-zone.com/reading/index.html
Reading exercises
http://english-zone.com/study/readtip.html
SQ3R reading method and useful reading tips
http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/reading2.html
Reading exercises
http://www.brainquicken.com/px_project_article.asp
How to read 300% faster in 20 minutes

43 Reference/Encyclopedias
http://www.about.com/
http://www.bartleby.com/62/
http://www.biography.com/
http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
http://www.cc.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett/
http://www.eb.co.uk/
http://www.encyclopedia.com/
http://www.eurekaalert.org/
http://www.funology.com/
http://historychannel.com/
http://www.infoplease.com/
http://linksmanager.com/firstscience/
http://www.nobel.se/
www.promo.net/pg (Gutenberg Online Library)
http://www.refdesk.com/

44 Report Writing -
Low Level
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/report/animal
Report about an animal
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/report/invention/
Report about Invention/inventors
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/report/planet/
Report about a planet
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/report/explorer
Report about an explorer
http://www.harmsky.freeuk.com/SciRep/GCSE.html
GCSE scientific report
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/essay/bookreport.shtml
Book report
http://uk.docs.yahoo.com/info/howto/yahooligans/
Writing a children’s report

45 Science
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/hstm/hstm_fields.htm
http://www.atomicarchive.com/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education
http://www.bbc.co.uk.sia/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/tw
http://www.csicop.org/
http://www.discovery.com/
www.education-world.com/science
http://encarta.com/
http://encarta.co.uk/
http://www.esl-lab.com/
http://linksmanager.com/firstscience/
www.manythings.org/voa/
http://www.nature.com/
http://www.newscientist.com/
http://www.newyorktimes.com/
http://www.popsi.com/
http://www.sciencedaily.co/
http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/
http://www.scientium.com/
http://www.accessexcellence.org/RC/index.html
Links to topics about science
http://linksmanager.com/firstscience/links7.html
Links to different branches of science

46 Search Engines
http://www.altavista.com/
http://www.sharpened.net/
http://www.matisse.net/
http://www.ask.com/
http://www.askjeeves.com/
http://www.copernic.com/
http://www.directhit.com/
http://education-world.com/
http://www.excite.co.uk/
http://www.hotbot.com/
http://www.infoseek.com/
http://www.go.com/
http://www.google.com/
http://www.lycos.co.uk/
http://www.nbci.com/
http://www.northernlight.com/
http://www.yahoo.com/
http://www.turbo10.c0om/
http://www.yahooligans.com/
http://www.searchenginewatch.com/

47 Security (Computer)
http://www.sygate.com/
http://www.infopackets.com/
Information about stopping hacking. Online video tutorials
http://www.microsoft.com/security/articles/assess.asp
Information about protecting your privacy and stopping hackers
http://www.symantec.com/
Download integrated software program to protect computer from hackers, viruses and network intrusion
http://www.zonelab.com/products/za/pestpatrol.html
Free firewalls
http://www.sygate.com/
Scan computer to check security levels
http://www.cert.org/homeusers/HomeComputerSecurity
Information about home computer security
http://www.pcworld.co.uk/
Router
http://www.pc.flank.com/
Free firewall
www.rdcomp.net/ezbackitup/index.php
Free back ups

48 Slang
http://www.eslcafe.com/slang/
Links for learning slang
http://www.slanguage.com/

49 Smileys
http://paulmerton.ac.uk/ascii/smileys.htm

50 Songs
http://www.eslgames.com/teachingsongs/edutainment1/
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/songs/lyrics.asp
List of links
http://www.forefrontpublishers.com/eslmusic/lesson_plans/index.htm
Using music to teach English
http://thisdayinmusic.com/

51 Space
http://www.badastronomy.com/
http://www.bnsc.gov.uk/
http://www.exploratorium.edu/auroras
http://www.explorespace.com/
http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html
http://hiwaay.net/~krcool/Asro/asthwto/TriAst.htm
Astrophotography
http://www.hubble.stsci.edu/
http://www.hubblesite.org/
http://www.inconstantmoon.com/
http://www.nasa.gov/
http://popastro.com/home.htm
http://www.popsci.com/space
www.ras.org.uk/html/astrolinks.html
http://www.setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/
http://www.seti@home.ssl.berkeley.edu/
Sign up to use your computer to search for life on other planets!
http://www.spaceadventures.com/
http://www.spacecentre.co.uk/
http://www.spacer.com/
http://www.stsci.edu/resources/
http://spacekids.hq.nasa.gov/
http://phtojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/
Great photos from space

52 Speed reading
See reading

53 Sports
http://www.sportsid.com/
Videos to teach sports.

54 Student Life
http://www.gap.org.uk/
http://www.nus.org.uk/
http://english-zone.com/study/langs.html
How to be a good language student

55 Teachers' CALL Links/ Teaching Ideas/Materials/ Lesson Plans
http://www.isabelperez.com/tesllinks3.htm
Comprehensive list of links
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/English language activities for different subject areas.
http://lc.byuh.edu/CNN_N/CNN-N.htmlGrammar and vocabulary exercises based on CNN Newsroom broadcasts.
http://eleaston.com/Links to activities in all language skill areas, quizzes and tests, history, country profiles, science, sports, etc.
http://members.home.net/kayem/teach/wrkshts.htmlPrintable worksheets.
http://www.esllessons.com/Assorted lesson plans divided by skill area and level.
http://www.english-to-go.com/english/sample_lessons.cfmFree lesson plans based on Reuters News. Archives.
http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/zaire/131/onlinematerials.htmHandouts, quizzes, articles, lesson plans, theory, etc.
http://www.thestoryteller.org.uk/Monthly online publication with suggestions for teachers.
http://www.teachervision.com/Lesson planning center, newsletters, teaching ideas, subject specific materials, etc.

56 Teacher Training
http://www.catesol.org.resources.html/

57 TESOL/TEFL
http://www-writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/cuttingedge.html
Cutting Edge CALL Demos
http://esl.about.com/
Links for pronunciation, grammar, listening, reading, vocabulary, writing, quizzes, by skill level
http://www.academicinfo.net/esl.html
Links for ESL teachers and learners
http://www.lll.uiuc.edu/resources/index.html
Links for resources for teaching, culture, research, radio, journals, etc
http://www.eslcafe.com/search/index.html
Links divided into skill areas and topics
http://www.iei.uiuc.edu/free.html
Links to listening, grammar, reading, writing, teachers’ resources, etc
http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/links/
TEFL, TESL, and TESOL links for students and teachers
http://www.efl.arts.gla.ac.uk/Links.htm#lang
Links for teachers and students, including reading, writing, and grammar
http://www.abacon.com/pubspeak/Information about preparing presentations and speeches. Downloadable Powerpoint presentations that teachers can use in the classroom
http://www.esllessons.com/
Lesson plans divided by skill area and level
http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/zaire/131/onlinematerials.htm
Handouts, quizzes, articles, lesson plans, theory, etc
http://www.thestoryteller.org.uk/
Suggestions and activities
http://www.teachervision.com/
Lesson planning center, newsletters, teaching ideas, subject specific materials, etc.

58 Testing & Assessment - See quizzes

59 TOEFL
http://www.toefl.org/
Test of English as a Foreign Language

http://www.kaplan.com/intl/toefl_top.html
Information about TOEFL test

TOEIC
http://www.toeic.com/
Test of English for International Communication

60 Translating
http://www.spiegel.de/

http://world.altavista.com/

http://yourdictionary.com/

61 Travel
http://www.abirdseyeviewof.com/
http://www.atomictourist.com/
http://www.cheapflights.com/
http://www.daysoutuk.com/
http://www.extremeholidays.com/
http://www.fco.gov.uk/travel
http://www.humanclock.com/
http://www.lastminute.com/
http://www.laterooms.co.uk/
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/
http://www.mapquest.com/
http://www.oanda.com/
Currency exchange
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/
http://www.spaceadventures.com/
http://www.thomascook.com/
http://www.vintagelabels.org/
http://www.whatsonwhen.com/
http://www.worldclimate.com/
http://www.worldtimezone.com/

62 Treasures of Arabia
http://kuc02.kuniv.edu.kw/~dotmack/

63 Typing
http://typingmaster.com/

http://easytype.com/

http://typequick.com.au/

64 Virtual Offices
http://www.tappedin.org/

http://ssg.kuniv.edu.kw/A6.html

65 Vocabulary
http://coe.sdsu.edu/people/jmora/ConceptsTch.htmAdvanced Students
http://eslcafe.com/
Links for vocabulary learning
http://www3.bc.sympatico.ca/linguisticsissues/teachingvocabulary.htmlAdvanced learners
http://people.bu.edu/jpettigr/Artilces_and_Presentations/Vocabulary.htmTechniques for teaching simple to advanced vocabulary
http://www.orst.edu/Dept/eli/july2000.htmlVocabulary games
http://www.vocabulary.com/
Useful links and ideas for teaching vocabulary
http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/r21270/textools/web_vp.htmlSoftware to mark texts according to first 1000 words, second 1000 words, and AWL
http://www1.harenet.ne.jp/~waring/Wordlists/lemma.html
2000 most common words in English
http://www.vuw.ac.nz/lals/div1/awl/awlinfo.html
Academic word list
http://132.208.224.131/
Test your knowledge of vocabulary
http://plaza3.mbn.or.jp/~bauman/aboutgsl.html
2284 most common words in English
http://vlc.polyu.edu.hk/ConcordanceIndex/
Links to several concordances, including Brown Corpus and Academic Word List
http://www.m-w.com/shakespeare/ShakHome.htm
Word and meanings first used by Shakespeare
http://www.wordfocus.com/
Latin and Greek elements in English

66 Webquests
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
http://www.nelliemuler.com/Nellies_English_Projects.htm
Webquests for teachers, students, and adults
http://schooldiscovery.com/

67 Web Surfing
http://www.northernwebs.com/bc/
Comprehensive on-line tutorial

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/
Instructions on using the Web

http://www.wowusa.com/Internet101/
Course about web-searching and computing

http://www.eslcafe.com/search/Internet_Basics/
Internet basics

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/
Teaches you how to surf the net

http://ask.elibrary.com/
Research tool for archives of 17 million documents

68 Worksheets
http://www.english-to-go.com/
Archive of instant lesson plans based on Reuters’ news

http://members.home.net/kayem/teach/wrkshts.html
Printable worksheets

69 Why?
http://whyfiles.org/
The science behind the news.

http://www.didyouknow.com/
General knowledge

70 Zoology
www.ansi.okstate.edu/
http://www.noahspets.com/
www.arabianwildlife.com/

Monday, May 09, 2005

Debating

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bldebate6.htm

http://esl.about.com/b/a/110849.htm

Links to other debates

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bldebate1.htm

Language of debates

http://www.eslflow.com/debateanddiscussionlessons.html

Ideas for topics for debates

http://www.univnorthco.edu/philosophy/python.html

Monty Python – looking for an argument

http://www.eslflow.com/debatelessonplan.html

Debate for children

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/nbldebate2.htm

Example for debate

http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Krieger-Debate.html

A guide for teaching debating

Saturday, April 30, 2005


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