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Struggling to write? Take some tips from Charles Darwin

Struggling to write? Take some tips from Charles Darwin | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Charles Darwin’s work is a masterclass in how to structure research and craft your arguments
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WriteURL: A Simple, Registration-Free Collaborative Writing Tool

WriteURL: A Simple, Registration-Free Collaborative Writing Tool | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Recently, I wrote a short post talking about collaborative writing and I shared the various ways in which students can work together on a document. There are a number of online options, but most of...
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Why is English Spelling So Messed Up?

Why is English Spelling So Messed Up? | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
If you're a kid learning how to write, English spelling can seem like a cruel prank.
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English for Engineers | University of Southampton

English for Engineers | University of Southampton | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Information on English classes for engineers and materials to help tackle assessed tasks.
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Introduction to English Communication for Scientists | Learn Science at Scitable

Introduction to English Communication for Scientists | Learn Science at Scitable | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
English Communication for Scientists is a brief guide on how to communicate more effectively in English, no matter how much previous experience you have.
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The Best Ways To Use Mistakes When Teaching Writing | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Ways To Use Mistakes When Teaching Writing | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
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Who is the Oxford 3,000™ actually for?

Who is the Oxford 3,000™ actually for? | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Bjorn Candel is an EFL teacher in the UAE. In this post, he looks at how the Oxford 3,000™ – a list of the 3,000 most important words in English – can be used with EFL students. Frequency-based voc...
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StringNet - exploring will suit you

StringNet - exploring will suit you | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
I was tipped off to the latest version of StringNet by Scott Thornbury recently (in the comments section of this post) and decided to do a follow up on my last post using GloWbE. If you recall I ha...
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Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet

Search/browse most accurate word frequency lists of English. Detailed on words and phrases in texts: frequency, collocates, concordances, etc
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The Sketch Engine: Text Corpus Query System for All

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The Sketch Engine: Text Corpus Query System for All
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Purdue OWL: Reverse Outlining

This exercise is useful for either difficult texts that you must read, or as a way to revise your work for organization and clarity.
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Greedy Intelligence’s 1Checker Is A Proofreading Platform For Non-Native English Speakers | TechCrunch

Greedy Intelligence’s 1Checker Is A Proofreading Platform For Non-Native English Speakers | TechCrunch | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Developed by two Cambridge PhD students, 1Checker is a proofreading platform that seeks to be a better alternative to Microsoft Word's spellchecker and..
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Online Resources: From Sentence to Essay | TESOL Blog

Online Resources: From Sentence to Essay | TESOL Blog | Dalhousie ESL Programs | Scoop.it
Elena Shvidko provides three great online resources for helping teach ELLs about academic writing on the sentence, paragraph, and essay levels.
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General Course description English for Chemistry is an English for Specific Purposes (E.S.P.) and English for Academic Purposes (E.A.P.) course tailored to the needs of first year undergraduate che...
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Journal of Academic Writing

The Journal of Academic Writing is an international, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the teaching, tutoring, researching, administration and development of academic writing in higher education in Europe.
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