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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.

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Sites with useful resources for teachers: academic word banks and exercises; CLIL tips & tools; creative tools for material development.
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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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The University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor opens the event
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BALEAP Conference catch-up.

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CLIL methodology and resources

CLIL methodology and resources | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Today I want to present to you a recopilation of information about CLIL methodology, that is, Content and Language Integrated Learning. In the bilingual sections of our schools is very common to fi...
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CLIL teachers, you will find this site useful, especially "One Stop English."  Enjoy the lessons and activities shared here.

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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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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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Looking for in depth blog analysis? Look no further than Analyze My Writing.
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EAP Vocabulary

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Lists word families from Coxhead's Academic Word List.

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Free Video Lectures, Online Courses and tutorials from top colleges, universities

Free Video Lectures, Online Courses and tutorials from top colleges, universities | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Provides 800+ Online Courses, 19000+ video lectures from 30+ best colleges and universities. Subjects include computer science, web design, psychology, Online it courses, Medical, networking, accounting. Free download.
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Lectures on video.

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Focus on English for academic purposes | EnglishAgenda | British Council

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Listening in EAP by Edward de Chazal

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BBC Radio 4 - How to Teach Maths

BBC Radio 4 - How to Teach Maths | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
Alex Bellos looks at the science behind learning maths and if school lessons reflect this.
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An interesting podcast for maths teachers (and parents, too).

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Study Guides and Strategies

Twenty sections of 250 study guides and 100 exercises for learners, middle school through returning adult, in 39 languages.
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Tens of links for EAP students.

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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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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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Attaining Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in the Primary School Classroom

American Journal of Educational Research, 2015, Vol. 3 , No. 4, 418 -426Available online at  http://pubs.sciepub.com/education/3/4/6
©Science and Education PublishingDOI: 10.12691/education-3-4-6


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The essay and beyond: writing for different purposes in British universities | EnglishAgenda | British Council

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A look at the BAWE corpus with Hilary Nesi.

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What kinds of writing do EAP students really need to do? | Teach them English

What kinds of writing do EAP students really need to do? | Teach them English | EAP and CLIL tips & tools | Scoop.it
What kinds of writing are learners expected to do at university? How should we go about teaching EAP learners how to write?
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An overview of some types of EAP writing and how teachers can prepare students for them.

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Academic Writing:Words:Formal Language

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Improve your academic vocabulary by choosing the correct register.

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Line graph glossary

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Useful vocabulary for students describing graphs (e.g. for IELTS writing paper 1)

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