Quite nice little tool that can be used on any internet connected device; no apps required and no ads! Translates difficult words into 'plain' English, though unable to help with difficult sytax or 'non standard' language. Could be a useful aid for ELS students.
"But that, of course, is the stuff of reading—the going back, the poring over, the act of committing something from the experience, whether it be mood or fact, to memory. It is in the postmortem where we learn how a book really works." (Ian Crouch)
The definition of a classic can be a hotly debated topic. Depending on what you read, or the experience of the person you question on the topic, you may receive a wide range of answers. So, what is a classic--in the context of books and literature?
Telegraph.co.uk Too much Shakespeare 'turns pupils off the Bard' Telegraph.co.uk It follows the introduction of a draft curriculum for schools in England that requires pupils to “read a wide range of fiction and non-fiction”, including two...
Tina Jameson's insight:
As the UK National Curriculum directs schools to increase the quantity of 'Shakespeare' taught in 'English', this article laments the possible negative effect on student enthusiasm for the subject.
Reblogged from Scribbles & Wanderlust: I'm currently taking a genre study course on young adult literature, and we're trying to find a way to define the genre, so that it encompasses current YA, classic YA, and all the ...
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