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Free Rice

Donate rice to people in need and practice your vocabulary at the same time with this fun website:

www.freerice.com

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Quotable Quotes

Famous quotes can be great ways to begin or conclude an essay.  The links below will lead you to well-known quotes sorted by author or by topic:

www.brainyquote.com 

www.great-quotes.com 

www.famousquotesandauthors.com 

English Tools and Sites

Audio Books

Use the following apps, programs, and sites to gain access to audio versions of class novels and outside reading books.

 

  • Audio Books: a free app that will read hundreds of classics aloud
  • Gutenburg - 2300 Audiobooks: a free app that reads thousands of classics aloud
  • Romeo and Juliet: USF Lit 2 Go: check this out on iTunes U to hear any scene read by the University of Southern Florida
  • Julius Caesar: USF Lit 2 Go: check this out on iTunes U to hear any scene read by the University of Southern Florida

Awesome Apps

The following apps are available for free:

  • Dictionary.com (look up the meaning of any word instantly)
  • iBooks (for iPhone and iPad)
  • Scrabble (enhance your vocabulary with this challenging game!)
  • iTranslate (translate words and hear them pronounced)
  • Kindle (read hundreds of free classics on your phone or tablet any time, any place)
  • Official SAT Question of the Day
  • Ace the SAT (with practice tests and test scores)
  • Princeton SAT Vocab Review ($4.99)
  • College Search (search by factors like location, cost, and enrollment)
     

Should it be "I" or "Me"?

The sites below provide grammar information and instruction for all of those confusing rules of English:

http://www.grammarbook.com/english_rules.asp 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/4/ 

http://www.englishgrammar.org/lessons/ 

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Author-Mania

Click the link below to view some of the most famous authors of English texts and their biographies:

www.thefamouspeople.com/writers.php 

 

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Word Nerd?

Having trouble thinking of rhymes for a poetry assignment?  Check out these sites for help:

www.rhymezone.com

www.rhymer.com

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Titan Trouble?

Mixing up the names and deeds of those Greek gods?  Use the sites below to sort them out:

www.greekmythology.com

www.theoi.com 

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