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write a cause-effect

write a compare-contrast

write a conclusion paragraph

write a criteria-analysis

write a description paragraph

write a detail sentence

write a paragraph summary-link

write a paragraph topic sentence

write a sectional essay

write a specific genre

write a summary-response

write a survey research presentation

write a time-order

write an argument

write an introduction - overview

write an introduction paragraph background

write an introduction thesis statement


Acting as intermediary in informal situations

Addressing audiences

Analysis, criticism of creative texts

Asking for clarification

Building on pluricultural repertoire

Building on plurilingual repertoire

Coherence and cohesion

Collaborating - facilitating collaborative interaction with peers

Collaborating to construct meaning





Creative writing

Explain a new concept - breaking down complicated information

Explain a new concept - linking to previous knowledge

Explaining data in speech, for example graphs

Explaining data in writing, for example graphs

Facilitating communication in delicate situations

Facilitating pluricultural space


Formal discussion - for example meetings

General linguistic range

Goal-oriented co-operation

Goal-oriented online transaction,collaboration

Grammatical accuracy

Identifying cues and inferring - spoken or written

Informal discussion - for example with friends

Information exchange

Interviewing and being interviewed

Leading group work - encouraging conceptual talk

Leading group work - managing interaction

Listening as a member of a live audience

Listening to announcements and instructions

Listening to audio media and recordings

Monitoring and repair

Note-taking - lectures, seminars, meetings

Notes, messages and forms

Obtaining goods and services

Online conversation and discussion

Orthographic control

Overall Mediation

Overall listening comprehension

Overall reading comprehension

Overall spoken Interaction

Overall spoken production

Overall written Production

Overall written interaction

Personal response to creative texts

Phonological control - overall

Phonological control - prosodic features

Phonological control - sound articulation


Plurilingual comprehension

Processing text in speech

Processing text in writing

Propositional precision

Public announcements

Reading Correspondence

Reading as a leisure activity

Reading for information and argument

Reading for orientation

Reading instructions

Relaying specific information in speech

Relaying specific information in writing

Sociolinguistic appropriateness

Spoken fluency

Strategies to simplify a text - amplifying a dense text

Strategies to simplify a text - streamlining a text

Sustained monologue - describing experience

Sustained monologue - giving information

Sustained monologue - putting a case e.g.debate

Taking the floor - turntaking

Thematic development

Translating a written text in speech

Translating a written text in writing


Understanding an interlocutor

Understanding conversation between speakers

Using telecommunications

Vocabulary control

Vocabulary range

Watching tv, film and video

Written reports and essays


TOEFL Independent essay

TOEFL Integrated essay

example argumentative essay

example country case study

example cover letter

example criteria analysis one thing volunteer essay

example criteria analysis three things essay - engineering

example endangered animals essay

example ethical consumption essay

example refugees and asylum seekers essay

Index - Arrangement

Index - CEFR

Index - Examples

Index - External Links

Index - Invention

Index - Notes

Index - Projects

Index - Research

Index - Resources

Index - Schedules

Index - Site Map

Index - Study Skills

Index - Style

Index - Teaching


avoid bad sources

avoid common APA format problems

avoid fallacies

quote and paraphrase

recognise and avoid plagiarism

recognise types of evidence

use APA format for Japanese sources

use APA format for tables and figures

use APA format in reference lists

use APA format in the text

use APA title case and italics

use IEEE format for sources

use tools for managing and formatting references


log input

outline a lecture

outline a news article

outline a plan for going abroad

outline an academic article

outline an easy book

outline and combine sources

outline your essay


plan a trip

write a CV and cover letter

write a country case study

write a dissertation

write a poem

write a quantitative research report

write a survey research report

write an essay about endangered animals

write an essay about ethical consumption

write an essay about refugees and asylum seekers

write an essay about voluntourism

write an essay about world heritage


analyse qualitative data

analyse quantitative data using R - intro

do a survey

do an interview

make a questionnaire

write a proposal


CEFR Illustrative Scales

CEFR Self Assessment

Speed Reading answers

Training - choose a learning focus

Training - handle mixed level classes

can do

comics about learning languages

editing code list

good reason for absence

grading system

list of conversation starters

list of useful situations and functions

marking rubric for RR report

marking rubric for essay

marking rubric for poster

marking rubric for presentation

paragraph basics

plan a trip

questions for Kornhauser

quickwrite topics

sources of free images and clipart

spelling alphabet

survival phrases

take the TOEFL iBT - 0 - An Overview

take the TOEFL iBT - 1 - Reading

take the TOEFL iBT - 2 - Listening

take the TOEFL iBT - 3 - Independent speaking

take the TOEFL iBT - 4 - Integrated speaking

take the TOEFL iBT - 5 - Integrated writing

take the TOEFL iBT - 6 - Independent writing

take the TOEFL iBT - An Overview

take the TOEIC

websites for English news articles

websites for learning a third language

websites for learning about language

websites for listening

websites for other things

websites for reading


Curriculum for Communication

Curriculum for General Academic Skills

Malc's schedule

Syllabus for British Culture

Syllabus for EFS

Syllabus for GMW

Syllabus for GTT

Syllabus for Global Village training

Syllabus for SSB

Syllabus for intensive Communication

Syllabus for intensive TOEIC

Study Skills

apply critical thinking

ask good questions

back up work

do a quick-code

do a quickwrite

do a song lyric listening

do a speed reading

do an SRA card

do well in class

follow a writing process

format written work

get independent learning points

give a poster presentation

guess word meanings

learn vocabulary

make a holiday study plan

make a name card

make a poster

make a powerpoint slideshow

make small talk

manage time


set goals

stay motivated

use ALC NetAcademy

use Google Drive

use Microsoft Office

use the Self Access Centre

write a well formatted email


avoid repeating words

avoid short sentences

describe figures and tables

describing change

express opinions, agree, and disagree

follow academic conventions

give a clear presentation

give good feedback

give translations and explanations

language for discussions

language for dissertations

negotiate a deal

use a parenthetical statement

use cohesion

use gerunds and infinitives

use hedging

use keywords

use lists

use signposting

use the right tense

use title case

use verbs for citation

write a cause-effect sentence

write a compare-contrast sentence

write a definition sentence

write a final comment sentence

write a nested structure paragraph

write a partition sentence

write a research article - overview

write a research discussion section

write a research methods section

write a research results section

write a response

write a summary sentence

write a time-order sentence

write your thesis front matter