An early eReader?
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    Welcome to @EnglishCaddy! This blog is an extension of the website EnglishCaddy.org to help meet the needs of a diversifying audience specializing in ESL.

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An early eReader?

Websites for Free eBooks

The world of reading is evolving.  This week Amazon announced that the sale of eBooks has surpassed that of print books.  With the progress in the technology and readability of eReaders the average reader has access to a wealth of books that they never have had before.  All you really need is an internet connection. … Continue reading

Library of the Future

The fiction library @ EnglishCaddy has received a complete face lift to make reading more accessible. “A man who does not read, has no advantage to one who cannot read.” – attributed to Mark Twain EnglishCaddy is passionate about literature, and part of its mission is provide free access to books to all who seek … Continue reading

The Raven / Le Corbeau By Edgar Allan Poe, featuring the translation of Charles Baudelaire and images by Gustave Doré. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one … Continue reading

The Cask of Amontillado

It’s October, the time of year where the longer nights start to prevail and the days wane to greet the final cold bleak days of Autumn…

Banned Books Week

September 25th to October 2nd is Banned Books Week, a yearly event to celebrate the freedom to read and the importance of free speech. Throughout the year books are challenged in an attempt to remove or restrict materials from curricula, libraries and booksellers.  Typical challenges are the attempt of an individual or group to limit … Continue reading

Tune in

Listenin’

Some of the simpler things of life get better with technology.

La rentrée!

Looking for something to do to finish out the summer and ease yourself back into school? Here is a list of the 5 ways you can relax and work on your English.

Getting all the kinks out

Lookin’

Getting out all the kinks.

Bloggin

Hello all, I see that I’ve had a few visitors so I just wanted to say a few words on the content I’ve posted/blogged thus far. The previous posts have been “test” posts/blog entries if you will. New to blogging and to WordPress, I’m still learning my way around and pushing every button. Yes, I’m … Continue reading

WolframAlpha

The people at WoframAlpha call it “A computational knowledge engine”. Well , difficult to comprehend exactly what purpose the site serves. Delving deeper to try to understand more, they continue to clarify the objectives of WolframAlpha. “Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect … Continue reading