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IELTS Writing Task 2: 'band 7 vocabulary' - ielts-simon.com

I sometimes use the term 'band 7 vocabulary' and several people have asked me to explain what I mean by this. Here goes: First, when I say 'band 7 vocabulary', I'm talking about vocabulary that could help you to get a band ...
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Academic Writing: Plagiarism and Referencing

In this video, Richard Galletly (Academic English lecturer at Aston University) presents a guide to avoiding plagiarism in your writing, and introduces some ...
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Taking a genre approach towards IELTS writing part 2: Organising Task 2

Taking a genre approach towards IELTS writing part 2: Organising Task 2 | Academic writing | Scoop.it
In a previous post I took a look at some ideas for using a genre approach to help students with IELTS writing, Task 1. In this post, I’d like to look at some ideas for Task 2, the essay. This is ob...

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IELTS Writing Task 2: 'artists' essay - ielts-simon.com

Here's a full essay that I wrote with my students about the topic below. Some people think that governments should give financial support to creative artists such as painters and musicians. Others believe that creative artists ...
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Taking a genre approach towards IELTS writing (Part 1)

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In a previous post, I looked at how a genre approach could help students who need to produce a specific type of writing. IELTS is a perfect example of this, and in this post, and the next one, I wa...

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Corpus project links: EFL vocabulary, writing and more

Corpora interfaces

VIEW: Variation in English Words and Phrases (online) http://view.byu.edu/MICASE: The Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (online) http://micase.umdl.umich.edu/m/micase/ ;

 

Using Google as a corpus

http://www.hltmag.co.uk/may00/idea.htmhttp://www-writing.berkeley.edu/tesl-ej/ej26/int.html

 

Corpus exercises

http://web.quick.cz/jaedth/Introduction%20%to20CCS.htmhttp://learningresources.eli.ubc.ca/corpus/links/lab.pdfhttp://learningresources.eli.ubc.ca/corpus/links/lab1.pdf

 

Learner errors

http://elex.amu.edu.pl/~przemka/concord2adv/errors.htmhttp://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/my-english.html

 

Word families

http://www.uefap.com/vocab/build/building.htm

Phrasal verbs

 

http://eslcafe.com/pvhttp://englishpage.com/prepositions/phrasaldictionary.html

 

Presentation skills

http://www.see.ed.ac.uk/~gerard/Management/art1.html

 

Transitional devices

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm

 

Academic writing and register

http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/cill/eap/academicstyle.htmhttp://www.roehampton.ac.uk/learningdev/writing_for_ac/register.asphttp://www.uefap.com/materials/matfram.htmhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/


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