Here is a collection of useful EAP websites to recommend to students or to help when preparing lessons
The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for university undergraduates. However, we hope that it will be useful to everyone who is interested in the English language. IGE does not assume any prior knowledge of grammar.
The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological 'nuts and bolts' of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation (see the top menu ).
The resources used in these law collections come from open podcasts, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Open Access publications. They have been developed to support learners with Legal English and to demonstrate the types of domain-specific collections that can be built using the FLAX software.
This site will help you expand your academic vocabulary using the Academic Word List (the AWL). All students, home students and overseas students, need to learn the technical vocabulary of their field. As learners of English preparing for academic study you also need to learn general academic vocabulary, words such as: feature, illustrate, regulate, strategy.
English for University. Com is written by a university lecturer for international students who want to improve their English language skills. Read some articles, follow some links and sign up for regular posts to your inbox and get to grips with your Academic English skills!
Over 4000 free audio and video lectures, seminars and teaching resources from Oxford University.
Improve your English while reading today's Wall Street Journal
Academic English online learning materials, self-access materials
Prepare for Success is an interactive web learning tool for international students who are getting ready to come to the UK for study in further or higher education. It contains learning resources which are activity-based to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study.
'I'm Mohammed from Oman. I'm going to study in Leicester University, Communications and Media'. 'My name is Jose Arturo. I'm from Mexico and here in London I'm making my PhD in African History at the School of Oriental and African Studies'.
Using English for Academic Purposes: Information and Advice for Students in Higher Education
The Academic Collocation List (Kirsten Ackermann, Yu-Hua Chen) The Academic Collocation List (ACL) comprises 2,469 most frequent and pedagogically relevant lexical collocations in written academic English. It was compiled from the written curricular component of the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (PICAE) comprising over 25 million words. The development...
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.
These words are exactly the sort of words you need to be able to use in your writing. They are all common words and you do need to learn to use them. This means learning: their grammar collocations/word combinations different word forms Their meaning is not normally a problem.
Access more than 750 free online college courses and lectures from MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Berkeley, and more. A world of learning is just a click away!
A complete website for learning and learning about English and French words. You can test your vocabulary level, then work on the words at the level where you are weak. Use wordlists, online concordancer and dictionary, texts, and a database to store your work and view the work of others.
Free online collocations dictionary. For writers, translators, and students of English. The biggest and best collocations dictionary online.
Welcome to E APF OUNDATION.COM, a website dedicated to the needs of EAP students (and teachers). This page gives a brief guide to the main areas of the website and some of the important features. For more detailed information, such as what EAP is and who the website is for, visit the About section.
excellent online dictionary/reference for finding out more about a word, including examples, synonyms and a lot more.
450 million word corpus of American English, 1990-2012. Compare to the BNC and ANC. Large, balanced, up-to-date, and freely-available online.
Not specifically EAP focussed, but a great overview of some basic considerations for effective research.
VOCABULARY SIZE, TEXT COVERAGE AND WORD LISTS Paul Nation and Robert Waring How much vocabulary does a second language learner need? There are three ways of answering this question. One way is to ask "How many words are there in the target language?" Another way is to ask "How many words do native speakers know?"