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Fun Ways to Better English. Useful Websites An Interactive Dictionary Learning the Academic Words you need. Improve your English British Council Learn English www.learnenglish.org.uk English Club www.englishclub.com Test your English Chomp Chomp www.chompchomp.com - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Fun Ways to Better English

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  • Useful Websites

    An Interactive Dictionary

    Learning the Academic Words you need

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  • English on the WebImprove your English British Council Learn English www.learnenglish.org.uk English Club www.englishclub.comTest your English Chomp Chomp www.chompchomp.com English Learner www.englishlearner.comLearn vocabulary Wordsurfing www.wordsurfing.co.ukRead a story The English Library www.englishlibrary.orgListen to a song The Singer and the Song www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/music/singersong/

    Find a friend Language Exchange Community www.mylanguageexchange.com

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  • An Interactive DictionaryMake notes Expand your vocabularySearch for wordsFind words as you workPractise new wordsPractise pronunciation Print and copy

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  • Which dictionary?Lower LevelsThe Oxford Students DictionaryThe Longman Active Study DictionaryThe Macmillan Essential DictionaryThe Oxford Wordpower Dictionary

    More advanced levelsThe Longman Contemporary English DictionaryThe Oxford Advanced Learners DictionaryThe Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced LearnersThe Cambridge Advanced Learners DictionaryMany dictionaries have study skills pages, CD-ROM and on-line resources for students.

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  • Dictionaries on the WebMacmillanwww.macmillandictionaries.comOxford University Presswww.oup.com/elt/catalogue/teachersites/oald7/?cc=trLongmanwww.longman.com/dictionaries/international.htmlCambridge University Presshttp://dictionary.cambridge.org/

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  • What is the AWL?The Academic Word List is a list of 570 word families you need to knowCreated by Avril Coxhead, Victoria University of WellingtonItems selected from The Academic Corpus of 3,500,000 wordsFour faculty sections: Arts, Commerce, Law and Sciencehttp://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~alzsh3/acvocab/index.htm

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  • Four Faculty Areas

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  • The AWL on the WebVocabulary exercises for the Academic Word List

    http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~alzsh3/acvocab/index.htmhttp://www.uefap.co.uk/vocab/vocfram.htm

    http://web.uvic.ca/~gluton/awl/index.htm

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  • We have shown youSome useful Websites

    An Interactive Dictionary

    How to learn the academic words you need

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  • Have fun!

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