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An example of how Diigo can be used to highlight lexical chunks in articles and websites. See related post on my blog.
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Netspeak helps you improve your writing. It is a new kind of dictionary which contains billions of phrases and how commonly they are used. See this post on my blog about how to use Netspeak in class: http://leoxicon.blogspot.com/2012/05/lexical-priming.html
phraseup* assists you with writing by finding and filling-in the words you can't remember...
The Phrase Search Engine, a resource for improving writing skills...
Longman English Dictionary is the leading dictionary for learners of English of all ages and levels who want to learn more about English: definition, idioms, examples and more.
Free Online English Dictionaries: Advanced (British & American), Learner's, Business English. Audio pronunciation. Publisher: Cambridge Univeristy Press.
WORDCOUNT. An interactive presentation of the 86,800 most common words in the English language. By Jonathan J.
A complete website for learning and learning about English words. You can test your vocabulary level, then work on the words at the level where you are weak.
Just The Word collocations - helps you in writing English...
Some practical suggestions on how to use Just-the-Word in (and out of) class
Quizlet - originally designed to help memorize vocabulary lists, this online flash card maker can be adapted for collocation practise.
"StringNet is an English lexico-grammatical knowledgebase consisting of multiword patterns of word behavior."
The Free Online English Dictionary from Macmillan Publishers.
425 million word corpus of American English, 1990-2011. Compare to the BNC and ANC. Large, balanced, up-to-date, and freely-available online.
Jamie Keddie on using GoogleFight in the classroom