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HOMEWORK PAGE FOR COMPUTERS IN ELT CLASS

May 20th 1999

                                                     1.    THEORY
                                                     2.    PRACTICE
                                                     3.    CORPORA
                                                     4.    DICTIONARIES & TRANSLATORS
                                                     5.    CULTURAL STUDIES
                                                     6.    SOFTWARE
                                                     7.    LANGUAGE RESEARCH & ELT CENTRES
                                                     8.    PUBLISHERS
                                                     9.    METALINKS
                                            
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1.    THEORY

GENERAL

The Internet TESL Journal Monthly (Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links)
Mnemonic techniques
TESL : Teaching Techniques
Cyberjournal for rhetoric and writing (click ESSAYS when you are there)
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory (click ARCHIVED ISSUES for full text)
The Internet in the EFL Classroom, MA Thesis by Johan Graus
Directory of MA Dissertations from English Language Institute, University of Surrey
Computers in Language Learning: Possible Roles by Douglas Mills, University of Illinois

Approaches to Web Use in ESL by Douglas Mills
Computers in Language Testing: Present Research and Some Future Directions
Computers as Tutors: Solving the Crisis in Education, by Frederick Bennett (parts of the book)
Engines for Education, contesting book about modern educational methods, by Roger Schank, Chip Cleary,  ILS (see 7)
Articles on ELT throughout the world

CALL Papers abstracts

PRONUNCIATION AND INTONATION

Signal Analysis Software for Teaching Discourse Intonation, by D. M. Chun, 1997
Speech Lab Authoring Tool, (ordering info)

Speech Technology in Computer-Aided Language Learning, LLT Journal
American Accent Training, Ann Cook on intonation
Mr. Aizen's English Learning Page
Teaching English Intonation with a Visual Display of Fundamental Frequency, article by Richard Stibbard
An Activity for Teaching Intonation Awareness to ESL/EFL Students, by Gerard Counihan
Using Chants o Help Improve Rhythm, Intonation, and Stress, by Charlotte Means

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2.    PRACTICE

LESSON PLANS

Lessons, Lesson Plans & Handouts for the ESL Classroom (from The Internet TESL Journal)
Collaborative Lesson Archive
Language and Arts lesson plans

TESTING

ESL Test Preparation Resources
TOEFL

VOCABULARY, IDIOMS, etc

Vocabulary Index
English Idioms

GRAMMAR, WRITING, etc

About Academic Grammar
The Economist Style Guide
Grammar Index
A Brief Grammatical Sketch of English
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Table of Contents: On-Line English Grammar
Learning English Online, The University of Kansas, Applied English Center
The LinguaCenter Grammar Safari

PRONUNCIATION

Practical exercises

COMPUTER USE & PROGRAM DESIGN

    ELT-SPECIFIC
JavaScript for Language Learning
Internet and Computer Writing Resources for a Content-Based Curriculum
Technologies in Teaching ESL
Teaching in the Switched On Classroom: An Introduction to Electronic Education and HyperCourseware, by Kent L. Norman
    GENERAL RESOURCES
Internet Companion, by Tracy LaQuey
WWW Activities that Work (and Why!)
DEIL/IEI HTML Training Resources
A Home on the Web

Numerical Recipes in C,  by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling (online)
Perl 5 Unleashed, by Kamran Husain, Robert F. Breedlove (online)
Programming Perl, [Camel Book] 2nd Edition, by Larry Wall (online)
ACTIVE-X, by D. M. Chun, 1997

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3.    CORPORA

WORDNET

WordNet deserves a category of its own. It's an Electronic Lexical Database for English. All the lexical words are organized into synonym
                sets, each representing one underlying lexicalized concept.Hierarchical and other relationships between concepts are established
                (synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy, hypernymy, meronymy). Its available online or by ftp.

SENSU STRICTE

British National Corpus, simple query online (+Sara client download)
English Language Corpora and Corpus Resources, a must for anyone interested in corpora
Association of Computational Linguistics SIGLEX Archives
International Computer Archive of Modern English (ICAME)
The Standard Corpus of Present Day English Language Usage (Brown University)
ISK Corpora (English, French, German)
The Survey of English Usage, (+sample download), University College London.
Bergen Corpus of London Teenage Language (COLT)
Corpus Linguistics - tutorial by McKenery and Wilson

ICLE

Exchange_Index
General resources

SPOKEN

ShATR: A Speech Science Corpus, a specialised corpus intended to provide acoustic material for studies in auditory scene analysis
BBC Online - Homepage
BBC World Service - Home Page
broadcast.com - BBC World Service brought to you by broadcast.com
International Internet Radio Stations
Virgin Net - Live radio
 

ELT SPECIFIC

Text Reader

PRESS

Online Magazines
Asiaweek Home Page
CNN Interactive
Electronic Telegraph
FT - Financial Times
The Economist
The Times Higher Education Supplement
The New York Times on the Web
Time Magazine
Time Daily
WORD

LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC TEXT

Directory of Electronic Text Centers
The Books On-line Page
Electronic Reading Room--Full Text Books
ERIC database, indexes education information useful to teachers, administrators, policymakers and education students
Greatest Works of the Western World
Humanities Text Initiative, extensive collection of links to texts and texts themselves (though many restricted to the University of Michigan)
Etexts from Virginia University
Proquest Online, this link for 'use on North Harris College Library Online campuses only'
Online Book Initiative - (Sun SITE, Dept. of Computing, Imperial College, UK.)
Project Gutenberg Official Home Site - Search Form
The On-Line Books Page
Children's Literature Web Guide
The Cornell University Library MOA Collection
Bibliomania, search novels

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4.    DICTIONARIES & TRANSLATORS

GENERAL DICTIONARIES

German - English On-line Dictionary
English-German dictionary
Hypertext Webster Gateway at UCSD

ARTFL Project: ROGET'S Thesaurus Search Form

SPECIALIST DICTIONARIES, GLOSSARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS

    COMPUTING AND INTERNET
Internet Language Dictionary
Glossary of Internet Terms
The Free Online Dictionary of Computing. Editor Denis Howe
Web Dictionary of Cybernetics and Systems
PC Webopedia, online and download http://www.uwasa.fi/comm/termino/collect/
TechEncyclopedia
Giant Glossary of Electronic Terminology
Butterfly Glossary CNUCE-CNR
Whatis
SunWorld Online distributed object glossary
Acronims (EETimes)
Dictionary of Common Abbreviations, by Wojciech Harasimiuk
    SLANG
The Alternative English Dictionary, Encyclopedic Dictionary of English Slang, 418 entries; I wouldn't risk teaching them, however
Australiana; not a dictionary really, rather a short description of a few Australian slang expressions; under constrtuction (see date above)
The Totally Unofficial Rap Dictionary
    etc
BioTech Illustrated Dictionary, 8300 terms: biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, cell biology, genetics, ecology, toxicology, medicine
Dictionary of Occupational Titles

TRANSLATORS

Transparent Language's line of translation programs
Systran On-line Translation

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5.    CULTURAL STUDIES

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online,
Financial Encyclopaedia
Biographical Dictionary
Europa
CCTA Government Information Service
Guardian Unlimited | Network home
CIA Publications

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6.    SOFTWARE

        FREE DOWNLOADS

         WordSmith Tools, OUP
          Corpus Wizard
         MicroConcord (Scott & Johns), OUP
          TACT
          Foreign Language Learning Homepage, simple language games, multiple choice test, (+ free newsletter)
          SOURCES for CALL software: CELIA
          SOURCES for CALL software: VIRTUAL CALL LIBRARY

        OTHER

         Virtual Software Store Entrance
          Wida Software - (+ demo downloads); authoring programs mainly

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7.    ELT CENTRES AND LANGUAGE ORGANISATIONS

                   Education World
                   ILS - The Institute for the Learning Sciences
                   ELRA - European Language Resources Association
                   ELSNET - European Network in Language and Speech
EAGLES - Expert Advisory Group for Language Engineering Standards
Independent Learning Centre at CUHK
English Language Institute

Teaching and Learning Technology Programme (TLTP)

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 8.    PUBLISHERS

Cobuilt Home Page
Virtual Bookshop Contents

 

 

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 9.    NOT QUITE WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR?

DICTIONARY METALINKS

Robert Beard's website, links to on-line etymological, specialized english and multilingual dictionaries, thesauri,
                                      language identifiers and guessers, grammars,  linguistic fun and other vocabulary aids
                                      There, you will also find a one-look search across 454 general and specialized English
                                      dictionaries simultaneously;
Dictionary links, collected at the Universitaet Paderborn, Germany
Terminology Collection Online Dictionaries, multilingual, general dictionaries and special language glossaries from many domains

FURTHER ELT/CALL LINKS

CALL list of linguistics links from The Linguist List, University Michigan

                                                               over 4,300 ESL/EFL links taken (with permission) from
                                                                     The Internet TESL Journal Monthly

TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links

Browse: Links for Students, Links for Teachers or What's New

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