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English to French, Italian, German & Spanish Dictionary - WordReference.com

Free online Oxford dictionaries in a variety of languages. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions. 

 

This is a good site if you want to translate something between English and your own language. 

 

 

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Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch

Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch | Advanced English | Scoop.it
LyricsTraining is an easy and fun method to learn and improve your foreign languages skills, through the music videos and lyrics of your favorite songs...
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TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED: Ideas worth spreading | Advanced English | Scoop.it

Some really inspiring, interesting talks.  This is a great site to practice listening, espcially if you want to improve your academic English.

 

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.

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Inklewriter

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This is a great writing tool for creating interactive (branching) stories. Readers can choose different options as the work through the story and find their own route through the materials.


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Martijn Koops's curator insight, January 5, 2013 11:15 AM

Tool voor het schrijven van branches stories, lezers kunnen keuzes maken in het verhaal en zelf hun route kiezen.

Biedt misschien mogelijkheid voor interactivce storytelling achtige spellen?

Ik heb het nog niet geprobbeerd moet ik erbij zeggen.

Lino's curator insight, January 7, 2013 1:31 PM

inklewriter es una herramienta gratuita diseñada para permitir que cualquiera pueda escribir y publicar historias interactivas. Es perfecto para los escritores que quieran probar la interactividad, pero también para los profesores y estudiantes que buscan combinar conocimientos de informática y escritura creativa.

 

Permite Exportar a Kindle

Puedes incluso, conseguir que tu historia se convierta en Kindle. Lee esta página para saber más! http://www.inklestudios.com/inklewriter/create-an-ebook ;

 

Y no se ha terminado aún ... inklewriter está siendo constantemente desarrollado y mejorado, y van agregando nuevas características.

 

Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 20, 2013 2:01 AM

I'm going to use this in my creative writing studio this fall. It gives students voice and choice and taps into all elements of the writing process. Engaging and fun!

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Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities

Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities | Advanced English | Scoop.it

Creating computer based materials can be incredibly time consuming and also very frustrating as websites and web based content can change so quickly, that's why it is always so nice to discover tools like Textivate which can enable you to create instant interactivity using almost any text you find from around the web.


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Things to do in London - Attractions and Activities

Things to do in London - Attractions and Activities | Advanced English | Scoop.it
Find things to do in London including the latest London events and attractions. Time Out is your guide to what's on in London. Discover the best events, attractions, restaurants, theatre, bars & pubs, shows and gigs in London.
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[bnc] British National Corpus

[bnc] British National Corpus | Advanced English | Scoop.it

You can search for a word or phrase to see how it is used in context and which words collocate with it.  For example if you want to use the word 'scared' but don't know if you should say 'scared of'' or 'scared by' or 'scared about' etc., it can show you the most frequent uses of it. 

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