ROBERT LESLIE FIELDING
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A Compendium of links for learners and teachers

Robert L. Fielding

 

Analogies

An analogy is a comparison between two different things so you can point out something about how they are similar. The comparison often is done point by point.

 Solving analogy quizzes helps students to improve their critical thinking skills.

1.      Basic exercises - http://www.rhlschool.com/eng5n16.htm

2.      Some more exercises - http://www.rhlschool.com/eng3n24.htm

3.      Information and links on this page - http://www.machtest.com/analogies.html

4.      Word analogies interactive quiz - http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/bl_word_analogies.htm

5.      All sorts of activities, including exercises using analogies - http://esl.fis.edu/learners/writing/index.htm

6.      Expand vocabulary through analogies - http://www.write-better-english.com/expand-vocabulary.aspx

7.      Analogy relationships and much, much more - http://www.vocabulary.co.il/analogy_relationships.html

 

A compendium for learners and teachers

 

1.      Information literacy – explained in an article (for teachers) - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W60-45H8RXK-4&_user=1418742&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1078839393&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000052666&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=1418742&md5=e2914535393c2f8c622cfcb4d9929553

2.      A good place to begin – Owl at Purdue - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/659/02

3.      ESL Teachers Board - http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/lessons/index.pl?read=1205

4.      Logic in argumentative writing - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/659/01/

 

Podcasts for learners

1.      Podcasts page - http://www.manythings.org/e/podcasts.html

2.      ESL Listening podcasts - http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Listening/Podcasts/

3.      English for everyone - http://www.eslpod.com/website/index_new.html

4.      ESL Podcasting - http://www.rong-chang.com/podcast.htm

5.      Listen to English – learn English - http://www.listen-to-english.com/

6.      Podcasts in English - http://www.podcastsinenglish.com/index.shtml

7.      BBC 6-minute English - http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/how2/

8.      Podcast directory - http://www.podcastdirectory.com/podcasts/28327

9.      English as a second language podcasts - http://a4esl.org/podcasts/

10.  English pronunciation podcasts - http://www.englishpronunciationpod.com/newarchive.html

11.  BBC Challenge grammar - http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/gc/

12.  Podcasts explained - http://www.tefl.net/esl-articles/podcasts.htm

13.  Listening ESL - http://www.listeningesl.com/

14.  English Forum - http://www.englishforum.com/00/interactive/