A taste of World Literature

To access some of the reading selections I gave my World Literature college students (once upon a time), please check these links. Please feel free to send me a quick comment if an address does NOT work. African Literature 1. “Black Woman” by Leopold Sedhar Senghor 2. “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka 3. “The Moment Before the Gun Went Off” by Nadine Gordimer 4. “The Ring” by Isak Dinesen Asian … Continue reading A taste of World Literature

GRAMMAR HELP – Links from Towson University

I find these pages easy to read and very straightforward. The general layout used and the examples and diagrams given simplify the scope of grammar rules. To review agreement between pronouns and their antecedents To review the use of quotation marks To avoid writing in fragments To avoid shifts To review other grammar rules We extend our thanks to Margaret L. Benner for making these … Continue reading GRAMMAR HELP – Links from Towson University

Different Articles on Linguistics and Language Learning

Here are links to articles shared in class this week: History of Events in Linguistic Theory Theoretical Bases of Communicative Approaches to Second Language and Testing Constructions: A new theoretical approach to language Linguistic Theory Contrastive Linguistics: Theories and Methods Optimality Theory in Linguistics The Role of Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A study of vocabulary learning strategies Theories of Syntax Linguistic Theory and Cultural … Continue reading Different Articles on Linguistics and Language Learning

The Highwayman

HELPFUL LINKS a narrative poem written by Alfred Noyes 01 http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=35635&title=The_Highwayman provides a visual presentation helpful to students having difficulty understanding the plot. 02 http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/highwayman/st17.cfm offers definitions of unfamiliar words and highlights figures of speech used in the poem. A stanza is presented per page in pleasingly dark color contrast. 03 http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/noyes01.html#1 is one of those links that give you a complete copy of the … Continue reading The Highwayman