English Two
Winter Term 2008-9
Thursdays, 4−6 pm; room 049, Computer Science building, Takustr. 9.


This is where you will find any materials other than books that we will be using during the course. If anything is missing or a link doesn't work, please let me know.


  • Arthur the Rat (ZIP)


  • Hari, Johann: "Science is thrilling – except in our schools" (PDF)
  • Two poems by Shakespeare and Byron (PDF)
  • Ambrose Bierce: Chickamauga (PDF)
  • Oscar Wilde: The Selfish Giant (PDF)
  • G. Nolst Trenité: The Chaos (PDF)

Audiobook excerpts

  • J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (MP3PDF)
  • Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (MP3PDF)
  • Roald Dahl: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (MP3PDF)
  • Mark Twain: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (MP3PDF)
  • Frank McCourt: Angela's Ashes (MP3PDF)


  • Simply Wilde: The Making of "Wilde" (YouTube · MP4, 216 MByte)
  • BBC A Picture of Britain: The Heart of England (AVI, 76 MByte)
  • Barack Obama's victory speech (YouTube)
  • The Daily Show, 5 Nov 2008 (AVI, 48 MByte)
  • Enough Rope: Billy Connolly (AVI, 50 MByte)
  • The Daily Show: Patrick Stewart (AVI, 57 MByte)
  • The Colbert Report: Frank McCourt (AVI, 48 MByte)
  • Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? (TED)


  • Phonetic Symbols worksheet (PDF)
  • Phonetic Symbols (JPG)
  • Times New Roman Phonetic (TrueType Font)

Topic revision: r19 - 30 Mar 2009, PeterMonnerjahn


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