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Using English for Academic Purposes: A Guide for International Students

Using English for Academic Purposes: A Guide for International Students

According to Textbook Revolution, "Here is an online-only manual to help foreign students in their academic endeavors. It presumes a pretty solid knowledge of English to start with, but offers plenty of useful tips for students coming to college in an English-speaking country. It also has an extensive collection of sound clips to help with listening skills."...

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Trischa Duke
Trischa Duke (Faculty)
8 weeks ago
While the format of this website has not been updated for well over a decade, it is still a solid, accessible general resource for ESL students looking to practice a wide range of skills, including grammar, listening, speaking, writing, pronunciation, and reading. The site includes concise but effective explanations of the points it covers and exercises to check understanding. Over the years I have recommended the site to intermediate and low advanced level students to reinforce skills covered in our classes. Some of the links to other sites are no longer working, and this isn't the most engaging nor flashiest ESL site, but it methodically lays a strong foundation for skills that students generally need to work on.
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