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Harvard Referencing Guide

Harvard Referencing Guide | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

UBIC uses the Harvard Referencing System - this is a good guide to help you write in-text citations and reference lists at the end of your work. 

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Wrds

Wrds | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

Wrds (Words) is a free website where you can create your own wordlists (mono- or bilingual) and then test yourself. 


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From Our Own Correspondent

From Our Own Correspondent | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

BBC World Service radio programme - reports from around the world. It can be quite interesting to hear reports about your country, so have a look at the list of previous episodes.

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Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education

Free online tutorials for teachers and students. These are step by step camtasia screencasts that take you through a whole range of ict and web2.0 tools.
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New English File | Oxford University Press

New English File | Oxford University Press | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
Welcome to this list of learning resources on the New English File Student’s Site. There are lots of fun and interesting activities to help your students get the most out of New English File.

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Phonetics Focus - A Sound Choice

Phonetics Focus - A Sound Choice | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

Looks like a website for children but IT'S NOT. A great resource for those who want to focus on pron; mini-games, minimal pairs, flashcards, pron chart quizes and even an entry / exit test. There's a mobile app too but I haven't tested it yet.


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Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
This ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.
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Turnitin

Turnitin | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
Turnitin is the leading academic plagiarism detector, utilized by teachers and students to avoid plagiarism and ensure academic integrity.
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Google Scholar

Google Scholar | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

Google.com is great for general web search, but if you're looking for academic texts, Google Scholar is much better. Remember that once you find an article, you may need to log in to the University library to actually access it.

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10 Steps to Writing an Essay

10 Steps to Writing an Essay | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

Some good advice from The American University in Cairo. Especially useful to read is part 10.b on Style.

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Academic Word List

Academic Word List | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it

These are the most common words in Academic English. If you want to increase your vocabulary but aren't sure which words you should learn, this is a good place to start.

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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myBrainshark

myBrainshark | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
Free presentation creation, hosting. Add audio to PPT slides, docs, photos to create online videos. Use for e-learning, on-demand webinars, lead generation.
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Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude | UBIC English and Study Skills | Scoop.it
Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude. Includes detailed terms, interactive exercises, handouts, PowerPoints, and more!
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