Language Teaching and the Internet
- June 18: Using Email and Newsgroups with students
- Handout information and background to consider
- Send a "list global" message to firstname.lastname@example.org and
try to find appropriate lists for your students, then answer these
- Did you find any lists that your students could use?
- If the lists could be used, would they be more appropriately
you and distributed to the class, or would it be better to have your
- What are some of the benefits and disadvantages
of both having your students subscribe, and moderating the lists
Next: Finding stuff!
- Basic Vocabulary
- This is an email link
- What are these: (emoticons)
:) :-) :P
:( :^) ;-}
(Remember: + means it *has* to have the word, - means it should NOT have
the word, and anything in "" is treated like a single word -- e.g. "fuzzy
Yahoo! is very user-friendly,
but doesn't have as many sites indexed.
Finding People and Places
InfoSpace has lists of phone numbers
and other public information, street maps, etc. Wow!
Files and Programs
Shareware.com is a place
to find software, games, internet stuff, educational programs, etc.
Also, you can search
the Linguistic Funland particularly for CELIA, the Computer
Enhanced Language Instruction Archive.
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Copyright © 1997 Kristina Pfaff-Harris