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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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