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What’s in a word?

Dave Willis, a pioneer of Task Based Learning in Language teaching, wrote “Fluent language use depends not simply on knowing a lot of words, but also on knowing a lot about a lot of words” (as quoted recently by  @scottthornbury) What did he mean? Well let’s take the word “analyse” What do you need to …

A new self study resource

  The British Council has a resource at http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/writing-purpose/introduction to help academic writers Based on extensive analysis of large collections of Academic Writing from British Universities,  it helps students at all levels meet the expectations of academic writing.