Academic Word Formation

Academic Word Formation

 Academic Word List [AWL] –  Word Formation A great way to help students improve their understanding of the Academic Word List, word formation and use in contextualised sentences. This lesson is designed as a homework activity for students to research words...
AWL Teaching Words

AWL Teaching Words

 Academic Word List [AWL] Teaching Words   A great way to help students develop an understanding of what is considered academic or formal vocabulary is to introduce them to the Academic Word List on a weekly basis. Obviously, it takes time to learn and acquire...
Uncountable Nouns

Uncountable Nouns

Vocabulary / uncountable nouns Uncountable Nouns What is a countable and what is an uncountable noun? This page will discuss what are uncountable nouns, how to make a countable noun countable and practice activities to improve this area of vocabulary. Countable &...
Academic Word List

Academic Word List

 Academic Word List [AWL]  The Academic Word List or AWL contains 570 word families which were selected because they appear with great frequency in a broad range of academic texts. This list is widely used by English for Academic Purposes (EAP) tutors  throughout many...
Hedging Cautious Language

Hedging Cautious Language

WRITING / Hedging / Caution phrases   Hedging / Caution Phrases Hedging Language An important feature of academic writing is the concept of cautious language, often called “hedging” or “vague language”. In other words, it is necessary to make...

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