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I didn't mean to watch this entire thing, but dammit if I didn't sit through all ten minutes (alright, technically 11 minutes and 20 seconds) of this fantastically witty, animated history of the English language.
This exercise is useful for either difficult texts that you must read, or as a way to revise your work for organization and clarity.
The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.
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...
Elena Shvidko provides three great online resources for helping teach ELLs about academic writing on the sentence, paragraph, and essay levels.
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.
http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - There are lots of interesting features in other languages, some of which English would really benefit from having. I'm goin...
Google has all kinds of clever search commands that save you time, but Reddit user Blemish points out that you can use a command to keep track of time as well.
This is not an ordinary book club. It works especially well in the classroom, but independent learners may want to start one too,
Different learners require different learning methods, so we shouldn’t always favour a ‘communicative’ approach over an ‘academic’ one, argues Rupert Lezemore.
British and Australian scientists compile a list of tips to help policy makers better understand the 'imperfect nature of science'
English Communication for Scientists is a brief guide on how to communicate more effectively in English, no matter how much previous experience you have.
Developed by two Cambridge PhD students, 1Checker is a proofreading platform that seeks to be a better alternative to Microsoft Word's spellchecker and..
Department of English, UCL, Survey of English Usage
This is a multidisciplinary guide on evaluating research sources, especially resources found on the World Wide Web.
Alexandra Lowe shares an online resource for advanced and higher ed ELLs that can spark discussion and lively debate, and can lay the groundwork for essays.
Collaborative writing tool.
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Academic Vocabulary Lists (Davies / Gardner); based on COCA corpus; free access; compare to AWL / Coxhead, 2000