Below there are some links which I have found very useful.
Just click on the title of the link to open up a description of what can be found there. There is also a link to take you to the page.
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Children's Literature Web Guide
Probably the most comprehensive web site there is about children’s literature. Highly recommended.
The Children's Book Council
The Children’s Book Council is one of the very best children’s books web site. /
The National Literacy Trust
The National Literacy Trust is, in my opinion, the best literacy site in the UK. Up to date, informative and very useful. You can also join in the discussions. Brilliant!
Fun-with-words.com, the Wordplay Web Site
Fun-with-words.com is dedicated to amusing quirks, peculiarities, and oddities of the English language: wordplay. Playing with words and language is both entertaining and educational. Here you can have plenty of fun with words with over 500 pages of word puzzles, games, amazing lists, and fun facts.
Language In Use
This English language and linguistics site aims to help students learn about – and teachers teach – the English language. There are tasks to help work through the material, expert advice and strategies for identifying unknown texts..
It’s also a broad collection of interesting material about the English Language – how it works and how it influences us.
British Accents and Dialects
British Accents and Dialects. Listen to the UK’s rich landscape of regional accents and dialects and understand the differences and similarities with our expert commentary. https://www.bl.uk/british-accents-and-dialects
World Wide Words
World Wide Words. This is the site of Michael Quinion, who has, sadly, now stopped updating it. It still contains almost 3000 articles on aspects of growth and change in the English Language.
Vocabulogic: Bridging the verbal divide
Vocabulogic: Bridging the verbal divide. This is a wonderful site wth posts about all linds of issues to do with vocabulary teaching, grammar, literacy and so on. Currently it contains over 100 fascinating posts, with the most recent (May 2021) being entitled “Using Poetry to Develop Reading Skills and Interests”.