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    **SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL:

  1. Free portable tinySpell™ - Interactive spelling checker
  2. Balabolka - Free Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader - works even in browser (saves sound file)
  3. Online Talking Dictionarist - Has online keyboard option
  4. Type in text and hear it spoken - Via imtranslator
  5. QuotePad - hotkey popup saves screen-selected text & cites its source (also has personal timer)*HINT: copying title (in Firefox Menu:Tools:Page Info) will capture URL bookmark
  6. VoyCabulary.com - Cut & paste URLs or your text into its box area and then every word you click on will be defined by your choice of dictionaries for medical, language, etc.
  7. Free Kid's Intermediate Dictionary - has reverse search - Wordsmyth
  8. Reverse Dictionary
  9. Writing Section - See extensive related links
  10. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Offers tremendous advantages when used first of all
  11. See OPEN (FREE) EDUCATION Opportunities - Main Page - Plus find more free resources
  12. See extensive list of Free Software below - FREE alternatives to commercial versions!
  13. Check Free Educational Technologies Home Page - See additional links and notes

    ENGLISH / LANGUAGE ARTS:

  14. Englishjet® - See links for English language teachers - check resource section also
  15. A Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples - Kentucky Classics
  16. Let's Write a Newspaper Story! - For elementary students - JHUAPL
  17. The interactive Printing Press - Assists students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers - readwritethink
  18. The Write Site - An interactive language arts and journalism project for middle schools
  19. Top Sites for English Learning - Via english.gotop100.com
  20. English Exercises (.org) - Learn English online
  21. Business English Grammar Lessons - Via Pearson Brown
  22. Mr. Smith's English Page
  23. Copyright and Fair Use: Modeling what we want our students to do - Web English Teacher
  24. ABC's of the Writing Process
  25. Outta Ray's Head Literature
  26. Best TESOL/ESL/TESL/TOEFL Resources - uni.edu
  27. Outta Ray's Head Lessons (Literature, Poetry, Writing/Business Letters) - Ray Saitz
  28. Tech Communications - topics via eserver.org
  29. Telephone English Tips - Advice for About.com®
  30. Student Resources for Middle School English - Courtesy of finding Dulcinea
  31. (Free) Online High School Courses - Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
  32. Difficult Words and their usages - English For Students
  33. Online Handbook - writing resources - Engineering Communication Program at utoronto.ca
  34. Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  35. Language Arts - Activities by edHelper.com
  36. All the Best Free Teacher Resources - Language Arts K-12
  37. Teachers' Links: Lesson Plans from English-Zone.Com
  38. How You Can Use Class Tales and Fable - Rick Walton via Internet Archive
  39. English Lessons Online
  40. How to learn English Online for Free - See several links at eHow™
  41. See English words derived from Greek and Latin words - and dictionary - Get Words.com
  42. Language and Linguistics... - See resource links from Wordsmyth
  43. Vocabulary Games and Resources
  44. Learn English with Jokes and Riddles
  45. OpenThesis: Search Theses & Dissertations
  46. Writing Commons helps students improve their writing, critical thinking, and information literacy
  47. English The Easy Way - Free English Learning Resources
  48. Kids' Place - Houghton Mifflin English
  49. Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation - Edutopia
  50. Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation Mistakes
  51. 59 Proofreading Marks
  52. Online Writing Resources - Center for Academic Writing (ceu.edu)
  53. wordyenglish.com/words/vocabulary.html - English Vocabulary Compilation - Please preview
  54. Free Writing Resources - Time4Writing
  55. 101 English Language Arts Websites for Teachers - ELA
  56. Reverse Outlining - Amherst College

    ESL LINKS:

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  57. FORENSICS:

  58. Forensics Dictionary - Ryle High School Speech and Debate
  59. Public Speaking Glossary
  60. Speech and Debate Forensics Community - See debate sessions at ForCom
  61. Debate Topics - See chart of topics at ProCon.org
  62. Education World: It's Up for Debate! - See lesson plans for young students
  63. Debates - Teaching Tips and Tools
  64. Access Middle School! free debate resources - Middleschool.net
  65. Learn About Debate - Free Debate Resources - Debate Central
  66. Useful Debate links - Debatepedia
  67. Art of Public Speaking - By Mahavir Mohnot
  68. Pub Speaking & Speech Writing - Via speechtips.com
  69. 10 steps to conquer your public speaking fear, Moral Stories, Short Stories - English for Students
  70. Public Speaking Resources Links - Sherman Oaks Toastmasters Club 147
  71. Advanced Public Speaking Institute resources - Has glossary
  72. Interactive Lesson on Overcoming the Fear of Speaking to Groups - Courtesy of school-for-champions.com
  73. Speech Resources - Includes Robert's Rules of Order - via webenglishteacher.com
  74. Free Play Scripts and Resources for Middle & High School Theatre Teachers
  75. Presenting / Public Speaking - Topics presented by Free Management Library™
  76. 50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - Courtesy of teachthought

    GRAMMAR LINKS:

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  77. Grammar & Composition - Top 5 Sites for Correcting Common Sentence Errors - About.com®
  78. English Grammar - Courtesy of Wikipedia
  79. Advanced English Grammar
  80. 10 websites to help improve your grammar - ProWritingAid
  81. English Grammar: a complete guide - EF
  82. Big Dog's Grammar: A bare bones guide to English - See Index of Topics
  83. Guide to Grammar and Writing - CCC
  84. The Grammar Gorillas
  85. HyperGrammar - Univ. of Ottawa
  86. Grammar Bytes! - Grammar instruction with attitude - At least see tips section
  87. Guide To Grammar and Punctuation (With 20 Resources) - Via informED
  88. Glossary of Grammatical Terms - Brown Univ.
  89. Grammar - Interactive Learning Sites for Education -
  90. Common Errors in English - Large list by Paul Brians (WSU)
  91. Online Spell Check & Grammar Check - Free!
  92. Webgrammar offers links to great general grammar sites - Also see other subjects
  93. How to Improve Your Grammar (with Examples) - wikiHow
  94. Basics of English Grammar - Courtesy of TALKENGLISH.com
  95. The Student's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation - Courtesy of Scribendi.com
  96. Garbl's Online Grammar Guides - Archived
  97. Revising and Rewriting - An older list via ipl2
  98. 21 Proofreading and Editing Tips for Writers - Writing Forward
  99. 5 Useful Revising, Editing, and Proofreading Checklists - Custom Writing.org
  100. Proofreading, Editing, and Revising - purdue.edu
  101. Editing and Proofreading - Via unc.edu
  102. EDITING & PROOFREADING STRATEGIES (PDF) - Via umn.edu
  103. 60+ English Grammar Resources - Via custom-writing.org
  104. Extensive Grammar Resources Lists - Courtesy of Australian Help
  105. English Grammar - Academized - Writing Center, Student Success Center

    PHONICS:

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    Phonics are included under LANGUAGE

    REFERENCE LINKS:

  106. Longman English Dictionary Online
  107. Grammar and Punctuation | The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
  108. Synonyms Thesaurus with Antonyms & Definitions
  109. Dictionary including phrases - Via cambridge.org
  110. Wordsmyth English Dictionary/Thesaurus
  111. Dictionary, translation, definition | English, Spanish, German... Reverso
  112. OneLook Reverse Dictionary and Thesaurus
  113. Writer's Reverse Dictionary: Search for a Word with Its Definition
  114. Rhyming Dictionary - Courtesy of Rhyme Desk
  115. Rhymezone - See search box
  116. A Rhyming Dictionary for Poetry and Songwriting
  117. OneLook Dictionary Search - Uses wildcard options!
  118. Itools Internet Resources
  119. Common Proofreading Symbols - Courtesy of commnet.edu
  120. Free Management Library - See online library topics
  121. Business Writer's Free Library
  122. English Reference sources (MCHS Library)
  123. Business Glossary - By AllBusiness.com
  124. Glossary of Business Terms - Courtesy of PowerHomeBiz.com&trade
  125. Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary has perfect pronunciation lessons
  126. Visual Dictionary Online by Merriam-Webster
  127. Introductory. Strunk, William, Jr. 1918. Elements of Style
  128. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable - Brewer, E. Cobham - 1898
  129. Daily Grammar - Glossary of Grammar Terms - Includes grammar lessons
  130. Free K-12 Educational Materials for Teachers and Students - Courtesy of Student Handouts
  131. EnhanceMyWriting.com: General Writing/Grammar Resources Sites
  132. Grammar Topics: Adverbs,verbs,adjectives... - english4today
  133. Learn English Through Pictures
  134. Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive - KCNN
  135. More references are included under REFERENCES SECTION

    S.A.T. LINKS:

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  136. Wordsmyth S.A.T. Dictionary 2000 words - free for personal use - Via Internet Archive
  137. Limits in Improving Your SAT - Softpanorama
  138. Free Vocabulary words - 5000 - See PDF download from freevocabulary.com
  139. 100 Helpful SAT Sites and Resources - Yolasite
  140. Ten Tips for Improving Your SAT Score - Also see common errors in English - Ronnie Demler
  141. Purdue OWL: Essay Writing
  142. The Five-Paragraph Essay - See comprehensive index at bottom - CCC
  143. Strategies for Essay Writing - Harvard College Writing Center
  144. Free Resource for Outstanding Essay and Paper Topics, Thesis Statements and Important Quotes - PaperStarter
  145. Hook for Essay - Strong essay openings
  146. More Hooks for Essay - Also see writing tips at WorldEssays
  147. Essay - A detailed tutorial
  148. ParagraphPunch.com
  149. The History of English - Glossary of Terms
  150. Free Essay Examples and Research Papers - StudyMode
  151. INDEX to the Guide to Grammar and Writing - CCC
  152. 100 Words A High School Freshman Should Know - Vocabulary List - Vocabulary.com
  153. English Tests: Test your English - Free exercises - Via ego4u.com
  154. SAT Reading Cram - ProProfs
  155. SAT Reading and Writing practice - Khan Academy

    RELATED FREE SOFTWARE AND TOOLS:

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  156. Look Up A Word - via Word Checkers - See many great tools at UsingEnglish.com
  157. Writing Tools - Free course topics via iTunes - Courtesy of free-ed.net™
  158. Essentials of Good Writing - Free online course from free-ed.net™
  159. Easybib: The Automatic Bibliography & Citation Maker - MLA format is free
  160. Tutorial World - Free Worksheets and more for English, Math, and Science by grade level
  161. The Online Books Page - Hosted at the University of Pennsylvania
  162. 38 best open source text to speech projects
  163. Colorin Colorado: Free Guides & Toolkits for teacher and parents - A bilingual site
  164. Download Outstanding Free Writing Software - Bob Bowman's Writing Links - IPO J. Hendricks
  165. Communication Skills for Success at Home & Work - NewConversations.NET
  166. Communication & Leadership Topics - See free use requirements - courtesy of Donald Clark
  167. Interpersonal Skills - Related topics courtesy of Free Management Library™
  168. WordWeb - Free offline version: comprehensive English thesaurus and dictionary
  169. See Star Office and other free suites which have word processors, spreadsheets, etc.
  170. Free Online Grammar and spellchecker - Also see other tools at Reverso
  171. DSpeech - A free program of Text To Speech - See info at Dimio's Tools
  172. Project Gutenberg - Download free electronic books (ebooks) - adaptable to TTS units!
  173. SayPad - A freeware talking text editor that can read you a good book
  174. JILetters: OSS phonics & picture tool to help children learn English alphabets
  175. FREEWARE SECTION has related FREE software
  176. WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

  177. LibGuides Community Site - Locate libguides A-Z at 4799 libraries worldwide!
  178. 100 Best Websites For Free Homework Help - Online College Courses
  179. See INDEX for EDUCATION (SERIES), LANGUAGE, TEACHER LINKS, etc.
  180. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.

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