Dave Sperling's Internet Guide: For English Language Teachers / Edition 2

Dave Sperling's Internet Guide: For English Language Teachers / Edition 2

by Dave Sperling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139180532

ISBN-13: 9780139180538

Pub. Date: 03/09/1998

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

New Second Edition! Dave Sperling, creator of the innovative "Dave's ESL Cafi" Web site, has searched out the best-of-the-best information for English language teachers and their students. In this book he shows them how to use the Internet to communicate with other teachers and students from around the world, gather class material, access language learning software,…  See more details below

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New Second Edition! Dave Sperling, creator of the innovative "Dave's ESL Cafi" Web site, has searched out the best-of-the-best information for English language teachers and their students. In this book he shows them how to use the Internet to communicate with other teachers and students from around the world, gather class material, access language learning software, and even find a teaching job. Contains chapters on how to get connected to the Web, use search engines and directories, use e-mail, and find job listings. There is also an A to Z compendium of hand-picked Web sites filled with articles, tips, dissertations, training information - even photocopiable worksheets for use in the classroom. For all English language teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139180538
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/09/1998
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. Welcome to the Internet.
The Internet: What's in it for Me? A Brief History of the Internet. Internet 101: The Basics. Getting Connected. A Peek into the Future. The World Wide Web. Some Cool Tips.

2. Finding Resources and Information.
Search Engines. Multiple Simultaneous Search Engines. Directories. Libraries. White Pages. Finding Software.

3. Communicating on the Net.
E-mail. Mailing Lists. USENET. Web Discussion Boards. Live Chat. MOOs. Audio. Videoconferencing. Netiquette.

4. Creating a Basic Web Page.
Starting Up with HTML. Doing More with HTML. Common HTML Tabs. HTML Editors to the Rescue. Onto the Net. Promoting Your Web Page. Learning More.

5. Dave's Guide to the Best of the Web.
Categories. Articles. Associations. Bilingual Education. Bookstores on the Web. Business English. Computer Assistance Language Learning. (CALL). Conferences. Dictionaries. Disabilities. Distance Education. Drama. Encyclopedias. English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Financial Aid. Games. Grammar. Holidays. Idioms. Immigration. Kids. Lesson Plans and Materials. Libraries. Linguistics. Links. Listening and Speaking. Literacy. Literature. Magazines. Meeting Other Teachers. Movies and Screenplays. Multicultural Issues. Music. Newspapers from Around the World. Online Help. Phonics. Poetry. Pronunciation. Proverbs and Quotations. Public Speaking. Publishers. Quizzes. Resources. School Directories. Schools (IndividualESL/EFL Programs). Slang. Student Internets Projects. Teacher Training. Television. Testing and Assessment. TOEFL. TOEIC. Tongue Twisters. Travel. Video. Vocabulary. Writing.

6. Jobs on the Net.
Categories. Africa. Asia (General/by Country). Canada, Chat. Europe. General (ESL/Education Related). Great Britain. Information. Ireland. Job Interview. K-12 Overseas. Latin America. Middle East. Miscellaneous. New Zealand. Resume. Summer Positions. Volunteers.

7. Copyright Law on the New.
Appendix A: Country Codes.
Appendix B: Error Messages.
Appendix C: Netspeak.
Appendix D: Selected Bibliography.
Glossary of Internet Terms.
Index.

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