Thursday, November 30, 2006

The Free Dictionary by Farlex

This is a nice learning site that could be used for a student's homepage. The Free Dictionary has the following cool educational stuff:

  • Word of the Day with audio
  • Quotation of the Day - build a quick lesson around understand the
    meaning--equivalent in L1?
  • Immediate links to a dozen or so dictionaries/thesauri
  • News items with vocab linked to dictionary
  • Quick Match Up test of 5 words and their meanings
  • This Day in History - talk about historical events (past tense)
  • Today's Birthday (historically famous people)
  • Hangman game
  • Local weather -- talk about the weather (present and future tenses)

1 comment:

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