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Online dictionaries, concordancers, corpora - also see Essential Tools on Leoxicon
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Diigo

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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

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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

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Longman English Dictionary Online

Longman English Dictionary Online | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it
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.
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Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Free Online English Dictionaries: Advanced (British & American), Learner's, Business English. Audio pronunciation. Publisher: Cambridge Univeristy Press.

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WORDCOUNT / Tracking the Way We Use Language /

WORDCOUNT. An interactive presentation of the 86,800 most common words in the English language. By Jonathan J.
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Cynthia White's comment, July 27, 2014 12:02 PM
Fun tool for editing writing. This helped my students vary their word usage.
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Compleat Lexical Tutor

Compleat Lexical Tutor | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it
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.
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Playing with lexical cards

Playing with lexical cards | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it

Some practical suggestions on how to use Just-the-Word in (and out of) class

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ITTC_TEFL's curator insight, March 23, 2015 8:57 AM

Low level classroom application for corpus linguistics!

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Lexical cards (A2/B1) | Quizlet

Quizlet - originally designed to help memorize vocabulary lists, this online flash card maker can be adapted for collocation practise.

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StringNet Navigator

StringNet Navigator | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it

"StringNet is an English lexico-grammatical knowledgebase consisting of multiword patterns of word behavior."


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Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online

Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it
The Free Online English Dictionary from Macmillan Publishers.
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Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it
425 million word corpus of American English, 1990-2011. Compare to the BNC and ANC. Large, balanced, up-to-date, and freely-available online.
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Google fighting in the classroom | Onestopenglish

Google fighting in the classroom | Onestopenglish | Tools for lexical teachers | Scoop.it

Jamie Keddie on using GoogleFight in the classroom 

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