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English Department Home Pages - -  Worldwide

FOREIGN LANGUAGES: Translations & Translators


* Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
  Combines the best of both contemporary and classic reference works.
Children's Library
Internet Archive: Wayback Machine,
free books, texts, download and streaming.
* Education Publications & Online Books
TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids!
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American Heritage Dictionary - Search
Dictionary & Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online
  - Visual Dictionary Online

  All-in-one dictionary search tool for hundreds of dictionaries
English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for Students
Forvo: The Pronunciation Guide
  All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers
* Free Dictionary: Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus
  English, medical, legal, financial, and computer dictionaries, thesaurus,
  acronyms, encyclopedia, literature reference library and search engine.

  Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, biographies, dictionary and thesaurus.

Linguist List: Ask A Linguist
Place where anyone interested in language or linguistics can ask a question
  and, if approved, get responses from a panel of professional linguists.

List of Online Dictionaries
  - Wiktionary
    Free dictionary.

  Free online dictionary and thesaurus, with combined index
  of external definitions, audio, and etymology.
* Multilingual Dictionaries
  Includes thesaurus, glossaries, abbreviations and synonyms.
* OneLook® Dictionaries
  Meta search of over 1040 plus online indexed dictionaries.
  Find the definition or spelling of more than twelve million words.
Oxford Dictionaries
: Oxford English Dictionary: Definition of Genealogy
  English dictionaries and language references
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  - Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
  - Oxford Reference

* Phrase Finder
  Meanings and origins of phrases, sayings, clichés and quotes.
* RhymeZone - Rhyming Dictionary and Thesaurus
  Write poetry, song lyrics, greeting cards, witticisms and more.
Visuwords™ Online Graphical Dictionary
* WebFinance, Inc.
  Reliable, high-quality and easy-to-use reference material.
* WordNet
nline lexical reference system, with English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs
  organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept.
  Different relations link the synonym sets.
  Ongoing project devoted to discovering all the words and everything about them.
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English Studies

* Advanced English Lessons and basic
Alphabet Bites

Corpus Linguistics

Samples (corpora) or "real world" text corpus.
IMS Open Corpus Workbench: Important Links
    - Sketch Engine: SketchEngine
Word Frequency Lists & Dictionary
      Corpus of contemporary American English
        45-425 million words each: free online access
* English as a Foreign or Second Language
English & Media Centre
    Providing resources and courses for the teaching of English and media.
  - English-Zone.Com
    English as a second language fun site.  Learn grammar,
    practice English verbs, idioms and spelling conversation.
Interesting Things for ESL/EFL Students
    Fun English study.

* English Online
  Materials for teaching and learning.
* History of the English Language: History of the English Language
Brief History of English
    - English Club: History of the English Language
    - History of English Language
Origin & History of the English Language

* List of Countries by English-Speaking Population
* List of Countries where English is an Official Language
* List of Dialects of the English Language
IDEA International Dialects of English Archive
    Free dialect and accent recordings for the performing arts
North American Accents and Dialects
Accents and Dialects of the United States of America
        - DARE | Dictionary of American Regional English:
          - Index of Labels by Region, Usage & Etymology
          - Publicity/Articles/Links
Lists of English Words
* Old English:
Old English edition of Wikipedia®
  - Englisc listserv
  - Medieval & Renaissance
  - Old English
Old English / Anglo-Saxon
  - Old English Links
  - Ye Olde English Sayings
Speech Accent Archive

Compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.
Web English Teacher
  K-12 English Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, videos,
  e-texts, technology integration, criticism, and classroom activities.
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GRAMMAR and SPELLING: Grammar & Language Courses
English Grammar: English Grammar Blog
  Stay posted when grammar rules change.

Grammar | Net class | EducationGuardian.co.uk
    - Internet Grammar of English
* GrammarBook.com
  Blue Book of grammar and punctuation
Helpful Links
    Grammar, words, writing, translation and business resources.

Guide to Grammar & Writing and Grammar & Style
  Sentence level, paragraph level, essay level, forms of communication,
  interactive quizzes and other online resources for writing.
  English grammar, linguistics, composition, writing, essay,
  punctuation, usage and writing style resources.

  - Modern English Grammar
* Road To Grammar
ESL, TESL, EFL, TEFL, TOEFL, grammar and vocabulary practice.
* Spelling it Right - Learn to Spell Confidently
  - SpellCheck.net
    Free online spell checker.
* Verbix
  Conjugate verbs in 100+ languages and grammar.
  Free tips: references, grammar, editing, spelling, design, marketing and typography.
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LITERATURE: Portal:Literature -
Topic Outline of Literature
Literary Resources on the Net
Index of literary resources available on the web, focusing on those
of interest to scholars.  Searchable and organized by period and topic
Amazon.com: Kinship in Literature History Books
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
* Children's Literature Links
* Children's Literature Web Guide and Children's Literature Center
  Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

Classical Studies
Electronic Sources of Information: A Bibliography
English & American Literature
English & Scottish Literature & Language Links
  Links organised by topic, suggested and approved by
  University of Glasgow departmental lecturers and tutors.

Language Arts - Art, Dance, Music & Theater
* Literary Market Place.com™
Literature Network
  Online classic literature, poems, and quotes; essays and summaries.

Literary Web
[OTA] The Oxford Text Archive
  Catalogues, preserves and distributes high-quality digital resources
  for research and teaching.  Texts in more than 25 different languages.

* Pulitzer Prizes
  List of people in journalism, letters, and music whose accomplishments
  enable researchers to trace the historical evolution of their respective
  fields and the development of American society
VoS - Voice of the Shuttle: Literature in English
* VoS - Voice of the Shuttle: Literatures other than English
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READING: Literacy
Literacy Partners Inc. | Facts about Literacy Worldwide
Best Literacy & Language Arts Resources
  Instilling in young learners the importance of reading and writing.
* International Reading Association
  Improving reading instruction and promoting literacy around the world.
  - Reading Online
    Information for the worldwide literacy-education community.
* ReadWriteThink
  Highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
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Writing System
* A+ Research & Writing
  High school and college students guide
  to researching and writing a paper.
* Citing Sources
Cyndi's List - Humor & Prose
* Elements of Style
Emory University Writing Center Resources
International Writing Centers Association
  - Resources for Writers
Writing Centers Online
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
    - University of Richmond Writer's Web
    - Writing Resources - UCLA Graduate Writing Center
Lists of Writers
* Online Technical Writing: Online Textbook--Contents
  Used by students in online technical-communication courses worldwide.
* Online Writing Resources
  Comprehensive set of online writing resources for use by students and instructors.
  From writing guides to help with citing sources, you will find that accessing
  these online resources is a quick and easy way to improve your writing.
* Research & Documentation Online - 5th Edition
  Information on this site is also available in a print book.
Suite101.de, Suite101.fr, and Suite101.net.
  Online magazine and writers' network.
    - Researching Family Histories in the Middle East
* UNC Writing Center: Handouts - The Writing Center
Write Letters
Free field compiling "fill in the blanks" letter wizard,
  which creates conformity with standard writing rules.
letterexamplehelp - Download Expertly Written Letter Samples
* Writer's Digest
  One-stop shop for information, resources and writing community.
* Writer's Reference
* Writing Systems & Manuscripts
Online Creative Writing Classes

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ART: Portal: Arts
* Art & Architecture Thesaurus® On Line
Art Cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
Art Museums Around The World
Art on the Web - Boston College
Art Project: Powered by Google™
  Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds
  of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share
  your own collection of masterpieces.
Art - Web Resources
  Research Guides at Cornish College of the Arts.

* ArtLex Art Dictionary
  Terms used in discussing art / visual culture, along with thousands
  of supporting images, pronunciation notes, great quotations & cross-references.
Art(s) & Architecture

  Dictionaries, history, quizzes and resources.
* ArtsEdge
  National Arts and Education Information Network.
British Library
Art Websites - Architecture to Exhibition Venues
  - Art Websites - Exhibitions to Publishers

Digital Library for the Decorative Arts & Material Culture: Resources
Folk Art Society of America: Links
Mother of All Art & Art History Links Pages
Performing Arts Encyclopedia
  Explore LOC music, theater and dance.
Resources in Art and Architecture on the Web
Theatre & Dance Studies
* Visual & Performing Arts
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Art History
"art history" - Google™ Books
* Art History Research Centre
  Tool for art historical research on the internet.
Art History Resources on the Web
* arthistoricum.net (arthistoricum.net: Virtual Library for Art): Sitemap
    Provides access to art history websites, such as subject gateways,
    image databases, search engines, or mailing lists.
arthistoricum.net: Partner

* CHArt
  Computers and the history of art group.
* Dictionary of Art Historians
  Historic scholars, museum professionals and academic historians of art.
Getty Union List of Artist Names® Online
* Pulitzer Prizes
  List of people in journalism, letters, and music whose accomplishments
  enable researchers to trace the historical evolution of their respective fields
  and the development of American society.
Internet Resources | History of Art | Information Services
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Language Arts
Federal Registry for Educational Excellence: Language Arts
  Digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained
  by the federal government and public and private organizations.
* National Council of Teachers of English (USA):
Language Arts
College Section
  - Elementary Section
  - Middle Level Section
Secondary Section

* Poetry: Portal:Poetry - Topic Outline of Poetry
All Poetry
    World's largest poetry site; discussion and poem contests.

  - Online Poetry - PoetryTodayOnline.com™
    Thousands of poems and poets, icluding poetry search engine
Classic Poets and Classical Poems
  - Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Poetry Foundation
    Find poems and poets. Discover poetry.

Poetry Society

  - Poets & Writers, Inc.

Generations of Poetry: The Ezine for Genealogists
    - Poems Only - Love Poems, Inspirational Poems & Quotes
      - LovePoetry: Both Classic Love Poems & Submitted Love Poems
    - Poetry Archive
      - Michelle - Cool
      - Winona Hannah (Quibell) Baker Poetry
Ultimate Poetry Resource Guide
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VISUAL ARTS: Portal:Visual Arts - Topic Outline of the Visual Arts
Design: Category:Design - Topic Outline of Design
  - Aesthetics
Design - Web Resources
* Film: Portal:Film -
Topic Outline of Film
    Directory for film, television, video, and digital media production.

* Grove Art Online (Oxford Art Online)
  All aspects of the visual arts, ancient to modern.
* HomeSchoolArts
  Visual arts lesson site dedicated to teaching the visual arts.
* Internet ArtResources™
 - Art, artists, galleries and artisans.

* KinderArt®
  Collection of free art lessons and art education information.

* Painting:
Topic Outline of Painting
  - Artist's Toolkit

    Explore the tools that artists use.

  - Illustration
    - Cartoons:
Cartooning Lessons
        Free online cartooning lessons and cartooning fun.
Peanuts© Collector Club
        Everything related to the world of Peanuts (Cartoons).
      - Toonopedia™
        Toon is a cartoon or cartoon character.

Children's Book Authors Writing Courses
Paint by Numbers
      World's largest poster and print store.

WetCanvas! Cyber Living for Artists
    Each channel provides articles, lessons, discussions, product reviews,
    with "medium-specific" channels, such as oil painting, watercolors,
    sculpture and subject-specific channels, such as landscapes,
    portraiture and wildlife/animal art.
* Photography
* Plastic Arts: Plastic Arts
Arts & Crafts: Craft - Topic Outline of Crafts
Arts & Crafts | Michaels Stores and Factory Direct Craft Supply
Craftideas.info - Free Crafts, Ideas, Projects, Patterns & Tutorials and Make-Stuff
      Crafts and hobbies for people who just like to make stuff.
Books - Publications: Genealogical Materials
    - How Do I Begin To Document & File Family History?  An Introduction
    - Scrapbooking
  - House - Building - Event - Location Histories
Sculpture: Topic Outline of Sculpture
Textile Art: Portal:Textile Arts
    - Quilting

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PERFORMING ARTS: Performing Arts Timeline - Topic Outline of Performing Arts


Cyndi's List - Occupations - Entertainment: Fun Stuff & Games
Digital Librarian: Performing Arts
  - Artslynx International Dance Music Visual Arts Theatre Resources (archived)
Internet Resources for Music, Theater & Dance
  Performing Arts Reading Room, Music Division, Library of Congress.
Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Music, theater and dance at the Library of Congress.

* Juilliard School on the Web: Dance - Drama - Music
* Performing Arts Websites
  British Library help for researchers.
* SIBMAS: Performing Arts Resources -
Research Sites (archived)
  International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives
  and Documentation Centres of the Performing Arts.
  - International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions (archived)
    Over 7000 international institutions with material relating to the performing arts
    (theatre, opera, music, ballet, film, circus, radio, television, cabaret, pantomime).
    Not only basic information about the institution is provided, but also information
    about collections found within the institutions.  Access to the Directory is by name
    of institution (local name and English), by name of collections within the institution
    and by location (English name of the city).
Partner Organisations | SIBMAS

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DANCE: Portal:Dance - Topic Outline of Dance
* Cyber Dance
  Ballet and modern
  dance on the net.
Dance Education Web
  Disseminates resources for dance learning in
  diverse educational settings via worldwide links.
Dance - Web Resources

* Hamster Dance
  Humor: Tons of hamsters dancing.

* Voice Of Dance: Where Dance Lives
World DanceSport Federation
HISTORY: History of Dance
* Society of Dance History Scholars
: Resources
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MUSIC: Portal:Music - Music & Games - Music & Lyrics - Topic Outline of Music
Art & Music Links | LA Phil
  Music and fine arts organizations worldwide,
  as well as websites of related interest.
Association Européenne des Conservatoires
  European cultural and educational network
  for professional music training.
Bibliography: Online Resources for Music Scholars
  Links to archival collections, online scores and sound recordings;
  article indexes, discographies and bibliographies; scholarly societies;
  musical reference works; and a miscellany of useful websites.
Ethnomusicology - World Music and Links - Society for Ethnomusicology
  Ethnomusicology, folk music and world music.
British Forum for Ethnomusicology
  - International Council for Traditional Music
Society for Ethnomusicology
* Google™ Play: Freeplay Music
  Bring all your songs with you and introduce them to millions more.
  Kick back and enjoy custom radio without rules. Then go ahead
  and listen anywhere, on any device - music is totally under your control.
Grooveshark: Last.fm
  Listen to free music online, Internet radio and MP3 streaming;
argest music catalogue online.
International Music Centers
American Musicological Society
    - Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology
    - WWW Sites for Musicologists

  - Apple - iTunes
    Everything you need to be entertained.
List of Online Music Databases
* Music Resources on the World Wide Web - Yale
* Music - Subject & Course Guides - UCSB:

Mutopia Project
  Free sheet music for everyone.
Oxford Music Online
  Formerly Grove Music Online; a new gateway for online music resources.
* Public Domain Music
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Music
* Royal Holloway, University of London | Department of Music

Golden Pages
: Musicology Links
    Links for musicians on the WWW.
Spotify: Spotify | Facebook®
  Legal and
access to a huge library of music for everyone.
* VoS - Voice of the Shuttle: Music
* World Music at RootsWorld
  Magazine of the world's roots and folk music.

Musical Timeline
Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America
* ipl2: Music History 102
  Guide to western composers and their music.
Musicology: Music History
* Preservation of Audio Materials
Links | International Association of Sound & Audiovisual Archives [Site Map]

Sound Recordings from All Over the World
* Children - Teens - Young Adults: Fun with Music
  Music learning websites for children and families:
Children's Music and Children's Song
    - Children's Music Web
Mama Lisa's World
      Children's songs and nursery rhymes from around the world
  - Introduction to Reading Music
Organ (Music): Pipe Organ - Portal:Pipe Organ
Biographical Dictionary of Organists, Composers for Organ & Organ Builders
Charles-Marie Widor
: Toccata
Young Person's Guide to the Pipe Organ - Google™ Search
Piano on the Net by PianoNanny.com
* Classical:
Portal:Classical Music
  - Classical Music Archives
  - Classical Net™:
Presto Classical
  - History of Classical Music Traditions:
History of Classical Music - Eras
List of Artists | Classical Music Artists
    - Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah (oratorio)
George Frideric Handel: GFHandel.org - Messiah - Other Links
Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven Digitally
      - How the Ode to Joy Was Written
      "Brothers!, above the starry canopy, A loving father must dwell . . ."
    Classical music community directory
NAXOS - The World's Leading Classical Music Group
    Classical Music - Streaming Classical Music.

* Music Theory:
Music Theory
Ricci Adams' Musictheory.net
Society for Music Theory
teoría - Music Theory Web
* Musical Instruments: Musical Instrument:
Musical Instruments
  - American Musical Instrument Society: Linked Resources
  - List of Musical Instruments
Orchestras & Ensembles all over the World
* Musicians: Musician
  - Composer: Lists of Composers
Classical Composer
  - Conducting: Category:Conductors by Country
Classical Music Conductors
  - Lists of Musicians
  - Musical Ensemble:
Classical Music Ensembles
      - Choir Directory Global
Choirs Worldwide

- ChoralNet: Internet Center for Choral Music™
List of Choir Schools
      - Mormon Tabernacle Choir: The Official Site
Singer: Singing
  - Songweavers™ - The Global Community of Music Makers
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THEATRE: Portal:Theatre
- Topic Outline of Theatre

* Theatre Channel.com
Theatre Historical Society of America (archived)
TheatreLinks (archived)
Theater Web Resources:
Theatre Sites on the Web
* WWW Virtual Library for Theatre & Drama
HISTORY: History of Theatre: TheatreHistory.com
Cinema Treasures: Movie Theaters
Movie Theaters Around The World
* Jack Wolcott's Theatre History on the Web
Music Hall and Theatre Site dedicated to Arthur Lloyd 1839 - 1904: External Links
* Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism
Pearson - History of the Theatre, 10/E - Oscar G. Brockett & Franklin J. Hildy
Theatre Historical Society of America: Additional Research Resources
* Carnival
Traveling Carnival
Circus: Circus History Links
  - Circopedia:
    International online circus archive.
  - Circus in America: 1793 - 1940
Circus Skills
  - List of Circuses & Circus Owners
  - thegalloper.com:
    Circus, Entertainer, Fairground & Magic Family History Research (archived)

    Census detail, showmen, travellers, stallholders, equestrians entertainers,
    musicians, actors, van dwellers, shows that appeared on the fairground
    and showmen attending fairs.

* Fair
  - Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre in Devon: UK and International Links (archived)
List of World's Fairs
National Fairground Archive: Related Links
* Festival
  - List of Festivals 
* Opera:
List of Opera Topics - Origins of Opera - Portal:Opera
Aria Database
Collection of information about opera and operatic arias.
History of Opera
  - List of Opera Houses
  - Metropolitan Opera: Metropolitan Opera - Opera Archive
  - William Shakespeare & the Internet

* Parade
  - List of Holiday Parades 
* Sideshow
  - Sideshow
    World sideshow pictures and history.
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