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Free Grammar Checker. English & English as an Additional Language (EAL) Page Content Accreditation period The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 will expire on 31 December 2015.

English & English as an Additional Language (EAL)

The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 will expire on 31 December 2016. Curriculum Study Design (pdf - 1.26mb) (Updated January 2013)Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for English/ESL Study Design ErrataAs published in the VCAA Bulletin (Updated July 2007).2015 English/EAL Text List (pdf - 128.28kb) The approved English/EAL Text List for study in 2015VCAA Principles, guidelines and procedures for prescribed VCE text lists (pdf - 223.52kb)2016 English/EAL Text List The approved English/EAL Text List for study in 2016Study Summary (doc - 66.5kb) (Updated January 2013)A summary of the reaccredited VCE English/ESL Study Design. Back to Top Assessment Support Material Awards Plain English Speaking AwardProvides opportunities for students to build self-confidence and extend their skills in oral communication, speech writing and research.

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature. Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice. There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky.

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there?” Or “Is that really the best word to use?” Fear not! TED-Ed has put together a list of four of our favorite grammar and language lessons to get your next piece of writing in tip-top shape. First, let’s look at the often-confusing comma. What about the Oxford comma? Now, take an adjective such as “implacable” or a verb like “proliferate” or even another noun “crony,” and add a suffix, such as “-ity” or “-tion” or “-ism.” Finally, when it comes to good writing, don’t take the easy route! Google News Archive Search. Newspaper Map. We have indexed all newspapers and plotted their correct locations, in 39 countries.

Newspaper Map

Might have missed some. And most newspapers in another 199 countries, a bunch of them not in their correct locations. Add new ones here: add/correct "The immediate usefulness of Newspaper Map is readily apparent. " Jared Keller, The Atlantic "News of the World, One Click Away" Sam Grobart, New York Times "I think this mash-up of Google Maps & every online Newspaper in the World is very, very cool" Bill Gross, Founder of Idealab & UberMedia A boatload of more press here.

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Year 8. Year 9. Year 10. VCE Units 1&2. Literature 1&2. VCAL Literacy. VCE Units 3&4. Literature 3&4. Games. The Literacy Shed. How to be a writer - Myke Bartlett - ABC Splash. I write a lot.

How to be a writer - Myke Bartlett - ABC Splash

I always have. A character in David Mitchell's fantastic new book The Bone Clocks describes writing as a pathology (basically, a medical condition) and that's a description that sounds all too familiar to me. When I don't write, I get quite unpleasant to be around. Or so I'm told. Writing has long been an addiction but, these days, it's also my job. I'm often asked how I manage to switch from one sort of writing to another. Boredom I can't stress how important this is.

Unplug the headphones, put your phone in your pocket. Story Not quite. Discipline There's a great Thomas Mann quote that says writers are people who find writing more difficult than everybody else. Southern Ghost Stories, Folktales, Storytelling: The Moonlit Shakespeare Unbound - ABC Splash. Add this to your favourites Shakespeare Unbound Like Shakespeare's stories but think the tights are boring and the old-fashioned language is hard to follow?

Shakespeare Unbound - ABC Splash

Splash and Bell Shakespeare bring you some of Shakespeare's most famous scenes set in the modern day. Then meet the actors to hear their interpretations. About this digibook.

Writing Essays

Poetry and Literature. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera Herrera took up his duties as the 21st Poet Laureate on Tuesday, September 15th—the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month—with a reading of his work at the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium.

Poetry and Literature

Herrera launched his Poet Laureate Project—La Casa de Colores—on September 15 (see details below). More About Juan Felipe Herrera Past Poets Laureate La Casa de Colores La Casa de Colores, or “the House of Colors,” is a house for all voices and this year's project of Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera. Visit the La Casa de Colores website Read the latest blog post: Read more blog posts | Subscribe via Email or RSS 2016 Witter Bynner Fellow The 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress, Juan Felipe Herrera, has selected poet Allison Hedge Coke for the 2016 Witter Bynner Fellowship. Poetry of America This series was launched is part of the Center’s 75th Anniversary celebration. Visit the Poetry of America website Spotlight on U.S. View all webcasts.