Monday, 6 October 2008

Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book

One of the great things about the Internet is how people use it to present ideas in a different way. Neil Gaimen writes books for teenagers and is using his website to read the book to the public:

Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book
Watch Neil Gaiman read The Graveyard Book on a 9-city video tour. At each stop on the tour, Neil will read one chapter from The Graveyard Book. Beginning on October 1st, we will post the video readings daily. By the end of the tour, on October 9th, you will be able to watch the master storyteller himself read The Graveyard Book in its entirety right

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Welcome back!

I hope you have had a great summer and  are ready to start practising English again. Let's get started with another great video from commoncraft which will explain how to make searching for information on the Web a little easier.

Web Search Strategies in Plain English from leelefever on Vimeo.
Without subtitles

With subtitles

Read the transcript here