Monday, February 19, 2007

English Web Helpers

New Zealands Unitech has a great Flash based website for reading. Once you walk through the doors of the Readers' Cafe you are invited to explore the cafe moving your mouse to the right and left of the cafe reveals new areas of the cafe.

Students can have fun with such things as developing a story with a drag & drop fridge magnet simulation, learn about your fav authors, take a book quiz, learn about the latest books and join an online discussion about a book.

Poetry Archives - "The purpose of the Poetry Archive is to provide a simple interface into a dynamically generated, database driven website archiving thousands of copyright free poems."

There is presently over 5,000 classical poems available on the database written by over 150 classical poets. "The goal is to provide the largest free archive of classical poetry available on the Internet with a simple user interface. "

The Online Books Page has been around since 1993. It is website "that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.

2 comments:

I GIVE GOOD BLOG said...

great blog! can't believe i'm just finding it....thanks for the cool links....bookmarking you

BF said...

Thanks....hope you enjoy it.