Literature and Language
Express provides ideas for getting those poems written and advice to those
who wish to write professionally.
- AWOL's (Acting
Workshop On-Line) site includes acting lessons and resource lists.
Drama Links maintained by a fanatic who writes "I have wasted countless
hours chasing after alleged medieval drama links on the World Wide Web that
turned out to be either non-existent or of little value. The following selection
gives the ones that I have found to be most useful."
General Literature Sites
School Journalism is the place to go for those interested in school newspapers
or a career in journalism.
Rhetoric offers a complete index, and partial text and audio database
to the 100 most significant American speeches of the 20th Century.
Dictionary (American Sign Language)
Scripts is maintained by a person whose hobby is linguisitics. The site
started in 1996 based on class study and personal research. IT includes historical
notes, sounds, and writing systems and points to other resources onthe web.
can translate blocks of text from one language to another with the click of
Familiar Quotations copyright 1901
Languages provides extensive online foreign language lessons and guides.
Covers French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Greek,
as well as some others.
Muse of Eloquence explores English words derived from Classical Mythology.
Take quizzes or just explore.
de Joanna features links to French and Spanish sites
Errors in English. This site accompanies a much more extensive book. Check
both out for proper word usage.
searches many word databases including the 1913 version of Webster's Revised
Unabridged Dictionary. For more recent lingo, other sources are used.
will send a letter in braille to a blind person. Just type in the text
and it is sent for free! This site also provides other information relating
to blindness and Louis Braille.
English from the BBC includes words used in the news, news stories, quizzes
Cyber Listening Lab is a multimedia site for those seeking to learn the
Languages of the World is an online reference tool cataloging and offering
information on all of the world's 6,912 known living languages.
Dictionary is an online tool providing word origin, meaning, and history.
Language Homework Helper from Discovery School.
Reading Matrix contains resources for ESL students.
Connections includes information for literacy volunteers and articles
on ESL, reading aloud, and adult literacy.
The Reference Desk
Archive is a great resource for those in need of a monologue.
Look is a site that searches many online dictionaries to find a definition.
Collections is a list of sources available via the Internet
has a nice collection of searchable resources pertaining to quotes in many
Topics Help, Advice & Ideas offers a list of over 3,750 persuasive
and informative speech topics, as well as tips on public speaking.
is an encyclopedia of images
Our Word for It, formerly the Logical World of Etymology
is an online graphical dictionary that uses diagrams to show meanings,
concepts, and associations between words.
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