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Recommended Courses:

ETAP 500 Academic Writing in English as a Second Language (3)
This course, designed for international graduate students, includes study
of expectations and conventions of English academic writing; practice in
writing; and time for the teacher and students to respond to their own
writing and the writing of others.

Links:

Interactive English Language Exercises Aardvark's English Forum from Interactive Languages Centres Group of England. This site offers effective interactive grammar, vocabulary, and idiom exercises.

Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students A site containing many self-paced exercises to help ESL students improve their English language skills. Also includes links to similar quiz sites on the web.

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing This site gives some pretty good explanations of usage.

Books:


Hogue, Ann. The Essentials of English: A Writer’s Handbook. White Plains: Pearson Education, Inc., 2003.

Langosch, Sydney L. Writing a Research Paper American Style: An ESL/EFL Handbook. Hauppauge: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 1996.

Longman Dictionary of American English. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2004.

Oxford Collocations Dictionary for Students of English. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Swales, John M. and Christine B. Feak. Academic Writing for Graduate Students: A Course for Nonnative Speakers of English. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

 


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