19 Works

\"Vocabulary Course Introduction\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Introduction to the ESL blackboard site and an overview of academic vocabulary development. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Email Writing\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Ten guidelines for writing clear, appropriate emails in English! Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Proofreading\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Proofreading (or editing) means checking your writing for grammar, vocabulary, and mechanical errors. Learn techniques for finding and fixing your own mistakes in this presentation. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Introduction to Blackboard\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

A tour of the Blackboard learning management system. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Culture Shock\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Everyone who moves to a new culture experiences culture shock. This presentation describes the four stages of culture shock and gives practical suggestions for adapting to US university culture. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Vocabulary Development Week Two\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Using flashcards. Development of a class vocabulary list. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Academic Word List\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

An introduction to the Academic Word List: what it is, how to use, and tips for increasing your academic vocabulary. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Part 1: Paraphrasing & Avoiding Plagiarism\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Part 1: Using Sources. How, when, and where to use sources in academic writing; types of reference; understanding plagiarism. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Using a Thesaurus\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Discover how to use a good thesaurus to avoid repetition, find new words, and learn the important differences between synonyms. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Introduction to ESL Services\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Overview of the services available at the ESL Writing Center including mini-courses, workshops, writing groups, speaking groups, and "ESL on the Hill" blog, and tutoring. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Vocabulary Development\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Do you need to increase your vocabulary? Discover the most effective strategies for finding, studying, and learning new words! Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

Thoughts about Experiential Education Made for Those Who Want to Make a Difference

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Tynsley and Melanie made a podcast to discuss different resources available to students, staff, and administrators to become more comfortable with experiential education and allow them to explore these different options. They explored the importance of this type of education, the benefits, and related back to their own experiences of being in an Early College. Give it a listen if you're curious about experiential education, want opinions of if it works, or if you're a...

\"Vocabulary Course Wrap Up\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

A discussion of the influence of Latin/Greek/French on English vocabulary and the use of stems, roots, prefixes and suffixes. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Corpus Tools (Part 1): Real-World English\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

A corpus is a large, computerized body of texts. This video teaches you how to use a free online corpus to learn how English is really used in academic English or other forms of the language. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Making the Most of Your Learner's Dictionary\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Discover all the useful information you can find in a good learner's dictionary to improve your comprehension, writing, and grammar. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Part 2: Paraphrasing & Avoiding Plagiarism\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Part 2: Preparing a paraphrase. Techniques for paraphrasing and summarizing texts by reorganizing information, analyzing stance, and changing the level of detail. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Paraphrasing and Plagiarism\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

A discussion about using sources, the definition of plagiarism, how to paraphrase, and good paraphrasing tips. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Part 3: Paraphrasing & Avoiding Plagiarism\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Part 3: Writing a summary. An example of how to write a summary of an article, including advice on avoiding plagiarism and language techniques for effective paraphrases. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

\"Corpus Tools (Part 2): Advanced Corpus Searching\" Lecture: MP3 Version (Audio only)

Explore other online corpora, build your own corpus, and learn to use a key word extractor to improve your vocabulary in your own academic field. Part of a series of English Language and American Culture online workshops for non-native speakers of English at UNC.

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