Useful links for teaching English

1.    Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
2.    News
3.    Libraries
4.    Politics
5.    Text + Audio
6.    Rudi Heins Webpage - mixed links:
7.    Plagiarism and how to fight it
8.    Lehrplan, Korrektur, Benotung
9.    Hot Potatoes
10.    Mindmaps / Mindmanager

1. Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Encyclopaedia Britannica  - completely on-line – but not really free!
Longman Web Dictionary 
OALD Online
Encyclopedia for Kids  
OneLook Dictionaries
On-line Dictionaries
Internet Picture Dictionary

2. News

The Inkpot       News Links + Other Directories    US local newspapers

Newspapers USA

Boston Globe
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles Times
New York Daily News
New York Post
New York Times
The NY Times teachers' resources
San Francisco Bay Guardian
San Francisco Chronicle 
San Francisco Examiner 
TIME Magazine
Wall Street Journal/Money & Investing Update.
USA Today--World.
Washington Post
Washington Times

Newspapers United Kingdom:
The news of the coming week from BBC Monitoring.
The Economist
The Electronic Telegraph
London Daily Telegraph
The Financial Times
The Guardian
The Irish Times
The Times (and Times Search)
The Times

3. Libraries

Virtual Library
Library of Congress
British Library
Gutenberg Project

4. Politics
The British Monarchy
British Parliament
Liberal Democrats
Labour Party
Liberal Party
Green Party
Conservative Party
U.S. Senate
US House of Representatives
The White House
Vote Smart
Elections the American Way
5. Text + Audio

SpeakUp      Newsmag with good texts + audio
American Speeches Archive        Text + Audio
Um Audiofiles zu speichern: unter Temporary Internet Files auf PC suchen, hier liegen auch .swf und .rma Dateien

6. Rudi Heins Webpage -  links for:
Texts and Literature
Radio and Television
Movies and Music
Politics and Regional Studies
Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias
Biographies, History and Religion

7. Plagiarism and how to fight it  

Ressources on Plagiarism     v.d. Uni Berlin
Prof.Dr.Weber-Wulff: Aufdeckung v. Plagiaten
Lehrer-Online - Plagiate ...
Fremde Federn Finden              Sehr gute Online-Lerneinheit

8. Lehrplan, Korrektur, Benotung
Lehrplan Englisch im G8  E im Menü wählen!
Korrekturhilfen E usw. auf

9. Hot Potatoes

Hot Potatoes Home Page - Original (English)
Hot Potatoes - Deutsche Hilfen, Infos ....
Einführung Hot Potatoes 6
Hot Potatoes bei Lehrer-Online

10. Mindmaps / Mindmanager
Mindmanager Smart     Download über  (nur für Lehrer/Schüler des RMG)
Freemind    Sehr gute Freeware -Alternative zum Mindmanager
Mindmapping/Mindmanager bei Lehrer-Online - Links, examples
Mindmapping - Aston Univ. Birmingham