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Nottingham University Academic Word List & Tools

Word lists and various useful tools for manipulating texts.

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The word lists can be found elsewhere but the highlighter tools and gap-fill maker are unique tools from Nottingham.
Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:47 AM

Nice set of tools and activities for English for Academic Purposes.

EAP and CLIL tips & tools
Sites with useful resources for teachers: academic word banks and exercises; CLIL tips & tools; creative tools for material development.
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Seven secrets of stylish academic writing

Seven secrets of stylish academic writing | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Imagine that the editor of a widely-read magazine or, say, The Conversation has heard about your academic research and invited you to contribute an article. But you only know how to produce stodgy, impersonal…
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
How can students own their learning with critical thinking activities they’ll really love? Allowing our students to take stands on issues that matter to them engages the classroom in a way that fosters great critical thinking. Who? What? Why? When? Where? How? When they can relate these questions to themselves and exercise personal self-reflection, we build community and “heart-centered” learning.

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Jo Dane's curator insight, April 29, 9:12 PM
Nice range of workshop activities that could be adopted in class!
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Who? What? Why? When? Where? How? 10 ways to engage students in critical thinking
Frances Foote's curator insight, June 15, 12:14 PM

These activities allow scholars to take ownership of their learning. In these activities scholars will take stands on issues and make relevant connections to self, text and world.

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Nottingham University Academic Word List & Tools

Word lists and various useful tools for manipulating texts.

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Robin Yu's comment, January 16, 2013 7:01 AM
The word lists can be found elsewhere but the highlighter tools and gap-fill maker are unique tools from Nottingham.
Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:47 AM

Nice set of tools and activities for English for Academic Purposes.

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Great Critical Thinking Map for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Critical Thinking Map for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
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EAP Vocabulary

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Lists word families from Coxhead's Academic Word List.

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CLIL TBLT Task Complexity - YouTube

"Task Complexity" through the eyes of "Task Based Language Teaching (TBLT)" and through the eyes of "Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)"
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Academic writing: The magnificent seven

Academic writing: The magnificent seven | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Ken Paterson is a freelance ELT writer and consultant, and co-author of the Oxford Grammar for EAP. In this post he looks at the grammatical features that characterize academic writing. At this yea...

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Vannessa MissoVeness's curator insight, November 27, 2013 8:33 PM

A good place to start if you are new to teaching Academic English

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The University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor opens the event
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BALEAP Conference catch-up.

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UEfAP: Vocabulary in EAP

Using English for Academic Purposes: Advice and Information for Students in Higher Education
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Academic vocabulary building, including reading texts and gap-fill exercises from the AWL for students.

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Analyze My Writing - Way More Than Word Clouds

Analyze My Writing - Way More Than Word Clouds | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it

Paste your text into Analyze My Writing and it will generate a ton of information about your writing. Analyze My Writing will give you a break-down of the readability of your writing on five indices. The analysis will include listings of the most common words and most common word pairs in your writing. A listing of how frequently you use punctuation and punctuation types is included in the analysis provided by Analyze My Writing. Finally, a word cloud is included at the end of the analysis of your writing....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 12, 2015 10:27 AM
Looking for in depth blog analysis? Look no further than Analyze My Writing.
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WordSift 2

WordSift 2 | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Toolsuite for visualizing and exploring passages of text.
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Generates word clouds and can highlight AWL words.
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Academic Collocation List - Pearson

Academic Collocation List - Pearson | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
The Academic Collocation List (Kirsten Ackermann, Yu-Hua Chen) The Academic Collocation List (ACL) comprises 2,469 most frequent and pedagogically relevant lexical collocations in written academic English. It was compiled from the written curricular component of the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (PICAE) comprising over 25 million words. The development...
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C-test maker

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Remove parts of words from a text and have students reformulate the original.

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How To Teach The Academic Word List | Teflnet

What to teach about the most used academic vocabulary, and how to do so – vital for IELTS, EAP, pre-sessional, study abroad and Academic Writing classes.
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FLAX library

FLAX library | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
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Interesting variety of resources for teachers and learners, including lessons but also corpora tools such as a collocation searcher.

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▶ Steve Kirk: Teaching ‘EAP’: Enabling Academic Participation, E-merging Forum 5, Moscow - YouTube

Steve Kirk, Director of EAP Pre-Sessional programmes and a senior teaching fellow at Durham University English Language Centre (UK) TOPIC: «TEACHING ‘EAP’: E...

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My keynote presentation on EAP, teacher knowledge and pedagogy. British Council E-merging Forum, Moscow. Thu 12 March 2015

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Academic Word List Exercises -

Academic Word List Exercises - | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
A complete set of exercises on words from the academic word list with exercises on each word with a focus on collocations and word formation.
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Academic English exercises based around IELTS exercises such as essay gap-fills. A great resource.

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How PowerPoint is killing critical thought | Andrew Smith

How PowerPoint is killing critical thought | Andrew Smith | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Bored students is the least of it – the bullet point-ization of information is making us stupid and irresponsible
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Not a bullet point fan, either.

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Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures

Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Students have just one chance to hear a lecture - and mostly it's just someone reading their notes aloud
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Convincing.

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Oxford Text Checker at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com

The Oxford Text Checker will check the vocabulary in any text against one of three wordlists. See more at oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com.
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Same idea as the Nottingham University highlighter but with more functionality.

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MOOC: Understanding IELTS. A free online preparation course by British Council

MOOC: Understanding IELTS. A free online preparation course by British Council | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.

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Does what it says.

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