The project explores Romantic-period accounts of journeys into Wales and Scotland with a focus on the writings of the Flintshire naturalist and antiquarian Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), whose published Tours of both countries did so much to awaken public interest in the ‘peripheries’ of Britain. Find out more
There are 7 projects listed:
ARIES: Assisted Revision in English Style
ARIES is designed to assist you in your academic writing, through strengthening your grammar and developing your academic style.
Basics of English Metre
Using this app, you can learn more about English metre through a series of interactive exercises.
English Grammar: An Introduction
Available as a website and an app for iOS and Android devices, this resource provides an introduction to the basic concepts underlying the grammar of Modern English via interactive exercises.
Essentials of Old English
The resource provides a short, structured linguistic account of Old English and features a series of interactive exercises to test your knowledge.
Metaphor in the Curriculum
Available as an app for iOS and Android devices and as a website, the resource contains teaching materials, metaphor quizzes and a version of the Metaphor Map, which gives an overview of metaphor across the whole of the English language.
Readings in Early English
A selection of audio recordings of important Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English texts, complete with transcriptions and notes.
Scots Dictionary for Schools
The Scots Dictionary for Schools app is a free and easy-to-use Scots-English and English-Scots dictionary for use in the classroom or at home.