Category Archives: English – Learning The Language

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Online Free

Title: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Author: Jeremy Hylton, The Tech Newspaper, MITMI Full Text & Source: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/ The Internet, Online, 25/4/2016 Sample Text: Welcome to the Web’s first edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare. This site … Continue reading

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The Literature Network

Title: The Literature Network Author: Jalic Inc. Full Text & Source: http://www.online-literature.com/ The Internet, Online, 11/4/2016 Sample Text: We offer searchable online literature for the student, educator, or enthusiast. To find the work you’re looking for start by looking through … Continue reading

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NCCA: Leaving Cert English Poetry

Title: Leaving Cert  English Poetry 2015-2018 Author: Ireland, Dept. Of Education & Skills And NCCA Full Text & Source: https://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/Curriculum-and-Syllabus/Senior-Cycle-/Syllabuses-and-Guidelines/English-Leaving-Certificate-Poetry-Courses-for-examination-2015-2018.pdf The Internet, Online, 22/11/2015 Sample Text: Poets for 2015-2018 •Bishop •Boland •Dickinson •Donne •Durcan •Eliot •Frost •Hardy •Hopkins •Keats •Larkin … Continue reading

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Irish Leaving Certificate English: Poetry

Title: Irish Leaving Cert English Poetry (Great Site) Author: Ireland In Schools Full Text & Source: http://www.iisresource.org/Pages/leaving_cert_poetry.aspx The Internet, Online, 22/11/2015 Sample Text: For study guides and other support material, including commentaries on texts and some model answers: http://www.skoool.ie/skoool/examcentre_sc.asp?id=3630 (Higher) … Continue reading

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This Looks Like A Great Book – A Concise Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Drama

Title: A Concise Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Drama Author: David Bradshaw Editors: Nadine Holdsworth and Mary Luckhurst ISBN: 9781405130530 Series: Oxford Concise Companion Series Full Text & Source: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9780470690987 The Internet, Online, 20/11/2015 Sample Text: “Focusing on major … Continue reading

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The reasons why a student should study English Literature

Title: The reasons why a student should study English Literature Author: Sue Smith Full Text & Source: http://www.itseducation.asia/english-literature.htm The Internet, Online, 19/11/2015 Sample Text: In this day and age there seems to be a move towards secondary school subjects which have … Continue reading

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Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Title: Cambridge Dictionaries Online Author: Cambridge University Press, UK Full Text & Source: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ The Internet, Online, 2/11/2015 Sample Text: Dictionaries and lots more! Explore English further with Cambridge Dictionaries Online: read our blog to keep up to date with developments … Continue reading

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The mechanics of writing

Title: Grammarly Handbook: Mechanics Author: Grammarly Full Text & Source: http://www.grammarly.com/handbook/mechanics/ The Internet, Online, 2/11/2015 Sample Text: Spelling Capitalization Abbreviations Numbers Italics And Underlining Phrasal Verb And Idioms Compound Words ( these sections online have live links) The mechanics of … Continue reading

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English Grammar

Title: English Grammar Author: Jennifer Frost, English Grammar Full Text & Source: http://www.englishgrammar.org/ The Internet, Online, 13/10/2015 Sample Text: Here you’ll learn all aspects of the English written language, enabling you to improve your writing skills in both personal and … Continue reading

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Using English for Academic Purposes – Punctuation

Title: Punctuation Author:Andy Gillett, UEfAP Full Text & Source: http://www.uefap.com/writing/punc/punc.htm Sample Text: The sentence and the full stop The full stop is the most important punctuation mark. It shows the end of the sentence. The English language also uses capital … Continue reading

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TEFL – Teaching English as a Foreign Language

“TEFL” is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers. Also known as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), English Language Teaching (ELT), and teaching ESL (English as a … Continue reading

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Pay Your Mortgage By Having 2 Students Stay In Your Home & Learn English

Be A Host Family for foreign students! Company: Interstudies Website: http://www.interstudies.org.uk/index.php?id=389 Some of my teacher friends who take students into their homes for a fee. One in particular accepts 2 females who stay in one bedroom for 9 months every year and … Continue reading

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English Drama

Title: Drama Author: Seomra Ranga Full Text & Source: http://www.seomraranga.com/links/drama-links/ The Internet, Online, 5/10/2015 Sample Text: These links are just suggestions of websites that teachers may wish to visit to compliment their classroom teaching. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of … Continue reading

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Teaching Creative Writing – Great Class Notes For English Teachers

Title: Teaching Creative Writing Author: Leif Danielson Full Text & Source: http://teacher2b.com/creative/createwr.htm The Internet, Online, 11/9/2015 Sample Text: This web site contains units for teaching facets of creative writing and the complete lesson plans for a creative writing course. All … Continue reading

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Writers’ Courses

Title: Writers’ Courses Author: Poetry Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.poetryireland.ie/writers/courses/ The Internet, Online, 11/9/2015 Sample Text: Short courses The Irish Writers’ Centre 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Run a regular series of writing courses in poetry, fiction, writing for … Continue reading

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Grade Saver- English Lit Study Notes (Great Site)

Title: Study Guides (Literature) Author: Grade Saver Full Text & Source: http://www.gradesaver.com/study-guides/A The Internet, Online, 10/7/2015 Sample Text GradeSaver was founded in April 1999 by Nick and Olivia. Both attended Harvard University and lived in Eliot House at the time. … Continue reading

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6 Top Free eBooks for English Literature Students

Title: 6 Top Free eBooks for English Literature Students Author:  Rob James, Getting Smart Full Text & Source: http://gettingsmart.com/2012/12/6-top-free-ebooks-for-english-literature-students/ The Internet, Online, 1/7/2015 Sample Text: When looking for eBooks and other study resources, it’s worth starting with the large number … Continue reading

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English grammar guide

Title: English grammar guide Author: Edufind Full Text & Source: http://www.edufind.com/english-grammar/english-grammar-guide/ The Internet, Online, 30/4/2015 Sample Text Nouns Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are talking about. The words cat, Jack, rock, Africa, & it … Continue reading

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The Chaos By Gerard Nolst Trenité

Dearest creature in creation Studying English pronunciation,    I will teach you in my verse    Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse. I will keep you, Susy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy;    Tear in eye, your dress you’ll … Continue reading

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Why English Is So Hard

We’ll begin with a box,  and the plural is boxes.  But the plural of ox should be oxen,  not oxes.  Then one fowl is goose,  but two are called geese.  Yet the plural of moose  should never be meese.  You … Continue reading

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