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Academic Phrasebank

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See also the UEFAP site. http://www.uefap.com/

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 19, 2013 2:48 AM

The University of Manchester put together this 39 page document of phrases used in academic writing organised by function and with comments for users. An almost dauntingly comprehensive list, but I can see applications for teaching and learning EAP, probably with advanced learners.

Luciana Viter's comment, January 19, 2013 10:01 AM
Thanks, Shona, a very helpful EAP resource.
Shona Whyte's comment, January 20, 2013 3:34 AM
There seems to be a lot of interest in this sort of resource. I'm curious about how people see it being used for language teaching and learning.
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Academic Word List exercises: University of Nottingham

Word lists and various useful tools for manipulating texts.


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

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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.
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Demand High EAP

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"I strongly believe we need to be (re)creating a climate of knowledge building in the EAP classroom." Steve Kirk

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Steve Kirk argues that in language for academic purposes classes, fluency activities where learners "just speak" are insufficient: learners also need to learn to develop "contentful" contributions.  

 

I think a) this is also true of other second/foreign language teaching contexts and b) a strong version of task-based teaching can help address this concern.

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