Sunday, 20 January 2013

Reed-Kellogg Diagrammer

This is fun to play with. It only handles short, and complete, sentences. Try it out with these.

I suspect it'll have difficulty with this one, because there's a hidden 'that'.

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Park Language Lesson Blog

Experimental: I'm going to keep a blog of this term's work on A2 Language Change lessons, to see if this offers useful support for learners. Let me know how you find it.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Saturday, 12 January 2013

Aimed at students of English as a foreign language, this website has lots of clear and simple discussion of core elements of English grammar. The practice exercises are mostly about remembering the words (so native speakers will find it easy) but they're still good practice and should help you remember what words are what class and which tenses are which.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

English Letter Frequency Counts: Mayzner Revisited or ETAOIN SRHLDCU

A good source of core statistics on English language letter, word and sequence frequencies. Shame not to have overall two-, three- and four-word phrase frequencies too.