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esd5. VIRTUAL LIBRARIES: e) ENGLISH LITERATURE ONLINE


Using literature in EFL classrooms

Teaching English - British Council & BBC

  • an ebook resource

Literature and language awareness

British Council & BBC site

  • journal article

African Writing Online

  • An exciting new monthly magazine with stories, poems by acclaimed African writers - free online, but do subscribe to get the paper copy sent to you. These magazines are collectors' items.

Poetry Daily

  • A new poem each day

Bartelby.com

a wonderful free resource - you can search the following sections:

  • reference (the bible, Shakespeare, farmer's cookbook etc.)

  • verse (some good collections, full text, doesn't include all verse available electronically)

  • fiction (many authors, full texts)

  • non-fiction (academic essays, philosophers, scientists etc.)

A Celebration of Women Writers

from Mary Mark in conjunction with Online Books

  • women writers from all over the world

  • full texts (up to 1920)

  • links to biographical information about women writers

Teaching English - Britlit

British Council & the BBC

  • using short stories in the classroom - excellent materials from the British Council & the BBC


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