2015 Spring: 四技通識選修-Writing1
Internet and Writing (1)
|1.||Computers as Tools–Online Reference Tools|
|2.||Tell me the kinds of online dictionaries you have used so far.|
|3.||Different types of dictinaries|
|A. Bilingual dictionaries|
|B. Monolingual dictionaries|
|C. Learners Dictionaries
—-a dictionary specially written for those learning a foreign language.
— one of the most distinctive differences betwee dictionaries for native speakers and non-native speakers is that the definitions in learner dictionaries are written using a restricted defining vocabulary.
A. YahooKimo Online Dictionary
|B. Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, English-Chinese (traditional)|
|C. Google Dictionary|
|A. Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary|
|B. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary|
|C. Oxford Advanced American Dictionary (American English)|
|D. Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Dictionary|
|E. Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary|
|Cambridge Business English Dictionary|
|English Grammar Today|
|Learner dictionaries give students a lot of useful information about when and where to use a word or phrase through labels.|
|Some common dictionaries labels.
|Acronym Finder: Find out what those acronyms and abbreviations stand for..|
|Merriam-Webster’s New Online Visual Dictionary
–words in a visual dictionary are defined as pictures, for leaning the exact names of objects.
–Free online English dictionary, thesaurus and reference guide, crossword puzzles and other word games, online translator and Word of the Day.
|B. OneLook Dictionary Search
–101 links to General dictionaries and glossaries indexed by the OneLookR search engine.
|#2 Dictionary Exercise (due on 3/22, Sunday)|
|1. Read the article: Walking or cycling to work ‘improves well-being from BBC News. (9/14/2014)
2. Look up 5 words/phrases that are new or confusing to you.
3. List the words, their major definitions, and one example sentence each on your blog.
4 . Comment on the searching results. How do you like the learners’ dictionaries, and the definitions and example sentences they provide. Please be specific. Don’t just say “I think it’s good.” In what way it’s good. Please be as specific as possible.
|Please preview the two articles this week.
— Concordacner in language learning and teaching (https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/concordancers-elt)
— Corpus Linguistics: What It Is and How It Can Be Applied to Teaching