Search engines are the tools for finding out information on the internet.
Yahoo – http:// www.yahoo.com
MSN – http:// www.search.msn.com
Google – http:// www.google.com
Altavista – http:// www.altavista.com
Using Google 1. Go to Google 2. Click on the link for language tools
Searching Pages in Different Countries and Languages Choose a language from the drop-down menu Choose a country from the drop-down menu
Finding & Using Dictionary
Using the Online Dictionary
Sometimes a search does not yield the results you expect because the text you typed was not really what you intended. The online dictionary is a convenient way to check your search words. If you are not sure how to spell a word, the dictionary can also offer ideas based on the sound or origins of the word.
Objective: Look up a word in the online dictionary
Follow these steps to look up a word in the online dictionary.
Select Search on the menu bar.
Select Dictionary from the Search submenu to display the dictionary search bar.
Type a word in the Search dictionary for box, and click Go .
The definition area of the page displays the word and definition.
To read the definitions for other entries and suggestions, select a word in the Entries list.
The definition area of the page displays the definition for the selected word.
To exit the dictionary, select another menu or submenu option.