The top 20 pages below represent more than
20% of the total pages viewed at the Pearson ALC's Web site
(about 165 000 of the 757 000 total viewed in 2003). It is
interesting to note that 6 of the top 20 pages are student
Read my comments below each page and visit
as many as you like. According to our users around the world,
these are our best pages of the year 2003!
PALC Home Page
Everyone comes home first. Note that Home always has the
freshest, most up-to-date content, so visit it to see what's
changed recently at PALC.net.
Ah, grammar! A large assortment of quizzes that mark
themselves. Take one or many and improve your English!
The master index to all our recent quizzes. You are sure to
find something interesting here!
Advanced Composition Archive
My lessons on writing in one large, easy-to-use index. Each
lesson has a corresponding writing sample to illustrate the
PALC Home Page
at Room 184
Our "home" home page at the ALC. Note that we have access to a
number of interesting dictionaries here, including to
Wordsmyth, one of the best learner's dictionaries on the
6. PALC Search Page (Search Results)
Lots of people looking for pages and so their results rank
Student Writing (Essay Samples)
Like it says in the title: essay samples to help you
understand the standard, 5-paragraph structure.
PALC What's New
Updated several times a week to keep you on top of the latest
Student Writing at Pearson ALC
A regularly changing page that features one student's writing.
With anything from poetry to essays, this page is worth
Page at the PALC
The easy index for students new to the PALC.
Weekly Feature (Laura Secord: A Great Canadian)
Jennifer's wonderful feature on Laura Secord has become a
worldwide resource for Web users searching for good
information on a famous Canadian!
Student Writing (Describing a Person)
Always a difficult task, read this page to help understand how
to do it.
Want to find something on the Web site? Try our search engine!
We have over 1 000 pages of information.
A one-stop index of all our major pages. Makes it easy to find
a resource in a hurry.
Student Writing (Topic Sentence Examples with Teacher
Topic sentences are often tricky for students. Here are some
that include comments on their effectiveness from a teacher.
Basic Composition Assignment Archive
Some of my older lessons on composition. Includes links to
Feature at Pearson ALC
Each teacher writes a feature about 5 times a year. Always
interesting, individual, and well worth reading1
Student Writing Examples with Teacher Comments
More student writing! Again, teacher comments to help you
learn to write better prose.
Student Writing (Example Body and Conclusion Paragraphs)
Essay writing information. These paragraphs are excellent
examples for any student to study.
Improve your vocabulary with our self-marking Java quizzes!
Easy to use and many include a word list, so any one can try