Friday, February 12, 2010

British Library resources

I went to a workshop at the British Library last week and have been pointed towards some good links for A level English Language, so here you go:
Old English inflections (and how word order has now become more important in modern English)
Words for Time Travellers (good activities to help you find out more about language change over time)
Sounds Familiar (really good stuff on regional varieties of English)
Archival Sound Recordings (a searchable database of audio clips with regional accents from all over Britain and across the years - a top resource for ENGA3 work)
Accent map (a really good resource from which you can access audio clips of all sorts of regional accents)

Getting the Word Out 2022

WOTY (Word of the Year) Season is in full swing and the lists from the various dictionaries and organisations who produce them, along with t...