Archive for the ‘vocabulary’ Category

Crosswords

Friday, November 9th, 2007

XwordThere are many sites on the net which allow you to create your own crosswords. The best are Discovery School’s Puzzlemaker and EclipseCrossword, a downloadable program which can make interactive web pages. These are useful for honing your English vocabulary, and just in general good for your mind.

Visual Thesaurus

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Visual_thesaurus_2The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus with an innovative display that encourages exploration and learning. To understand the power of the Visual Thesaurus, you really need to see it in action. Type in a word and give it a try!

English Phrases and Idioms – Colours, etc.

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

There are a lot of idioms and phrases related to types of colours. In the following video, the lovely Jennifer explains some of them to us.