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Debbie Ousey's English Web Page

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English 4 Textbook Sites and Student Resource

www.bedfordstmartins.com/realwriting-- Real Writing textbook site

www.longmanwebdict.com -- A great on-line web dictionary

www.longman.com/ae/ldae -- English dictionary practice

http://www.psu.edu/ouic/uport/programs.html -- Penn State's UPort -The Undergraduate Information Network


English 15 Textbook Sites

www.ablongman.com/nadell - The Longman Reader

dianahacker.com/writersref/ - The Writer's Reference


Country Profiles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stmm -- The BBC's Country Profiles


English Dictionaries On Line

www.longmanwebdict.com -- Look up any word on line!

www.dictionary.cambridge.org/default.asp?dict=a -- a traditional dictionary, an idiom dictionary, a phrasal verb dictionary and more


Idioms


www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/6720/ -- The Idiom Connection –explanations and on-line quizzes

www.eslcafe.com/idioms -- Dave's ESL Cafe – This idiom page has useful examples.


Grammar Resources

www.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral -- many self-checking grammar exercises


Resources for Research Papers

www.bedfordstmartins.com/english_research/research_room. html -- The English Research Room -- lots of tutorials and links to good sources

www.noodletools.com/noodlequest -- a helpful search engine

www.easybib.com -- automatically formats your bibliography

www.ipl.org/div/subject/ -- the Internet Public Library -- a huge resource!

www.ipl.org/div/news the Internet Public Library's newspaper page -- many countries represented


Spelling

www.sentex.net/~mmcadams/spelling.html online spelling quiz, tips and links


Pronunciation and Listening Practice (As listed on West Chester University's TESOL page)

http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/ -- Practice specific sounds that give you trouble.

www.esl-lab.com -- lots of listening practice

www.americanaccent.com/liaisons.html#conscons -- Learn how a word attaches to the one following it to create a reduced sound.

www.americanaccent.com/intonation.html#newinfo -- intonation


American Government

www.whitehouse.gov -- Learn more about American government!

http://www.house.gov/writerep -- Find and write to your representative in the U.S. House of Representatives.

www.senate.gov -- Find and write to your senators.


Tips for College Success

webhost.bridgew.edu/jhayesboh/NOT13TH/not13th.htm -- Not the Thirteen Grade! -- great tips for college success


Cultural Opportunities

www.phillyfunguide.com -- half-price tickets to events in Philly and a schedule of area events

www.museumca.org/usa/pa -- museums in Pennsylvania -- The main page links to information about museums throughout the United States.


Money Management for College Students

www.freestuffpage.com/frugal/content/budgetstudents.htm -- budgeting tips and worksheets for students

www.bankrate.com/brm/news/special/20030808a1.asp -- lots of money-saving tips for college students

www.californiaaggie.com/_articles/2787.taf -- A student gives advice on saving money.


Comparison Shopping

www.bestbookbuys.com -- compares many online stores

www.mysimon.com -- an online shopping bot

www.half.com -- inexpensive


Teacher Resources

www.iteslj.org -- the Internet TESL Journal

www.wcupa.edu/_academics/sch_cas/TESL/default.htm -- West Chester University's MA TESOL page

www.cal.org/ericcll/ncbe/esldirectory/-- online directory of ESL resources

www.penntesoleast.org -- Penn-TESOL East: The Eastern Pennsylvania Area Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages


For Fun

www.uebersetzung.at/twister -- tongue twisters around the world

www.georgetown.edu/faculty/ballc/animals/animals.htm -- animal sounds in many languages

www.epicurious.com -- Try a new recipe tonight!

www.zone.com -- Try the word games! (They're some of Mrs. Seifried's favorites!)



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