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Three Muses, Vilnius

The Three Muses, Vilnius

 

Tallinn Tower

Tallinn

 

Chrurch in Tripoli

Church in Tripoli

 

Jelgava

Jelgava, Latvia

 

Roman Arch

Leptis Magna

 

Scottish Loch

Scotland

 

Slovenia

Slovenia

 

Tallinn Tower Hall

Tallinn

 

Parnu

Parnu, Estonia

 

Slovenia Castle

Slovenia

 

Links

1. Sites for English language learners

BBC World Service

This site has a large number of interesting radio programmes, which can be listened to on-line, as well as exercises for learners.

BBC World Service Learning English

This is the web page for learners of English and will give you access to a wealth of materials.

Learn English

A regularly up-dated British Council site where every activity is archived.

Learn English Kids

Learn English Teens

and Teach English

The Latvian Association of Teachers of English

2. Self-awareness

Belbin

Belbin is the classic team role 'guru' and this site will introduce you to the concepts and there is the possibility to do a test to find out your preferred team role.

Learning Styles

This site (by Barbara Soloman and Richard Felder of North Carolina State University) has a learning styles questionnaire: 44 a or b questions which you answer and receive an analysis in return.

Temperament: different drums, different drummer

This site has a lot of information on four basic people patterns - Artisan, Guardian, Rational and Idealist - and 16 different types. There is a Temperament Sorter test for you to take.

Humanmetrics.com

Take a Jung Typology Test and receive a detailed personality analysis.

3. Reference materials

Brainyquote.com

A huge site of quotes arranged alphabetically by author, but you can also search for quote of keywords.

The Gutenberg Project

The Gutenberg Project is a fascinating site containing text versions of classics such as Marcus Aurelius' Meditations. A huge resource for corpus linguistics analysis.

The Compleat Lexical Tutor

A site with a wealth of resources for teachers serious about vocabulary and vocabulary learning.

WordNet

The Princeton University WordWeb site. You can search for the sense meaning of words.

Framenet

The FrameNet project at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California.

Turbo Lingo

A web-browser based concordancer.

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Scott Thornbury

David Crystal

Jeremy Harmer

Russell Stannard

Baiba SvenĨa

Costas Gabrielatos

Phil's EFL Support

4. News and current affairs

The BBC

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

The Independent

The Spectator

The Weekly Standard

Commentary Magazine

Blogs etc

Ace of Spades

Brain Pickings

Breitbart

Council on Foreign Relations

Dailykos

Frontpage

Hot Air

Hugh Hewitt

Mark Steyn

Michelle Malkin

Powerline

Pyjamas Media

Realclearpolitics

Reason

Slate

The Art of Manliness

The Commentator

The Corner

The Federalist

The Long War Journal

The XX Committee

Townhall

Twitchy

Zero Hedge

5. Hobbies

The Book Depository

Flyfishing for beginners

MistPool