Category Archives: English for Academic Purposes

Academic English Learning Resources

http://www.ucd.ie/englishanddrama/undergraduatestudies/onlineresources/

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Close reading can be fun or awful

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2014/11/response_close_reading_can_be_fun_or_awful.html
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2014/11/response_close_reading_is_a_life_skill.html

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2014/11/response_teaching_close_reading_-_part_three.html

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Better English?

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/03/the-sense-of-style-the-thinking-persons-guide-to-writing-in-the-21st-century-steven-pinker-review

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Having trouble with your studies?

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2009/december-09/helping-failing-students-2.html
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2010/january-10/helping-failing-students.html

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Pontificating Professors and pointless Powerpoints

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-professors-we-need-you.html?_r=0

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/education/2014/03/powerpoint_in_higher_education_is_ruining_teaching.html

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A Decade of BuzzWords

http://www.macmillandictionary.com/buzzword/entries/decade-of-buzzwords.html?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MEDO%2008-01-2014%20(1)&utm_content=

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Larry Ferlazzo and the best sites on the web for English Language Teachers and Learners

For anything to do with English Language Learning, and in fact teaching and learning in general, you must follow the indefatigable Larry Ferlazzo :
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
Larry has just updated one of his Best Of..lists, this one for The Best Sites on the web for English Language Teachers and Learners :
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2013/09/24/the-best-three-sites-on-the-web-for-esleflellelt-teachers/

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