‘A blog is a website in which items are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse chronological order.

  • external image blogs.jpgThe term blog is a shortened form of weblog or web log.
  • Authoring a blog, maintaining a blog or adding an article to an existing blog is called “blogging”.
  • Individual articles on a blog are called “blog posts,” “posts” or “entries”.
  • A person who posts these entries is called a “blogger”.

A blog comprises text, hypertext, images, and links (to other web pages and to video, audio and other files). Blogs use a conversational style of documentation. Often blogs focus on a particular “area of interest”. Some blogs discuss personal experiences.’ Source.

Blogs in plain EnglishVideo
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Exploring the blogosphere - examples of blogs and their analysis
Blogs vs. Wikis
How blogs can be used by teachers of English
Step One: Become a Blogger
Step Two: Set up a Class Blog
Step Three: Encourage your students to start Blogging
Blogs to follow - blogs of ESL teachers and other educators
Advantages of using blogs for teaching
How to blog

How do you use blogs with your students - Nick Peachey's open survey

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Setting up your own blog - Video

How to choose the right platform for your class blog