ROBERT LESLIE FIELDING
Be kind to everyone you meet.
You may never see them again.

Write to be read - be better than you need to be!





Help with phonetic symbols
http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/wells/phoneticsymbolsforenglish.htm

Help with producing the sounds represented by phonetic symbols
http://www.derek.co.uk/vowels.htm

Links to other sites
http://www.faceweb.okanagan.bc.ca/pron/minpair3.html

BBC Guides
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/multimedia/pron/chart
NB: All good dictionaries include a chart of all phonetic symbols used with each headword.

 

Check your writing assignment for the following:-
A clear argument
http://cptra.ln.edu.hk/~ym1wong/eleac/02process/develop/identification.html

Supporting your argument http://www.umt.edu/writingcenter/pdfs/MicrosoftWord-ThreeWaystoSupport.pdf

Appropriate staging http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/learningconnection/student/learningAdvisors/essays.asp

Key concepts http://unilearning.uow.edu.au/essay/2b.html

Evidence http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/using_evidence.shtml

Critical analysis http://essayinfo.com/essays/critical_essay.php

In text referencing http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/02/

Full reference list http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/06/

Vocabulary (use, register and variety) http://www.uefap.com/writing/feature/intro.htm

Sentence structure http://wwwnew.towson.edu/ows/sentelmt.htm

 

Learning Strategies

Homepage of Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/
Find out what kind of learner you are by filling out this online questionnaire
http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
A good site for all sorts of things for students and teachers
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/links.html

BBC Learning English – a place to listen to English to help your listening comprehension
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/index.shtml

Online listening for learners – lots and lots of different topics
http://www.elllo.org/index.htm

Keeping a reflective journal – something you can do for the rest of your life
http://www.doceo.co.uk/reflection/index.htm

Style Manual for everything from how to punctuate sentences to when to use italics in your writing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style

Untangling the web – help with online research
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/search/index.html

Counseling services and information and advice on all sorts of problems
http://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/

Feeling homesick – find your local newspaper on this site – wherever you come from in the world
http://www.world-newspapers.com/uae.html

A good place to start to find information
http://dmoz.org/Business/Healthcare/desc.html

Health issues – find help here, but talk to someone too
http://www.athealth.com/Consumer/issues/issues.html

Create a place to save and access your favourites
www. crayon.net is a site that provides a place where you can access all your favourites.
Click on the link and follow the simple instructions.
NB. This is a free and secure site. You will be asked to provide an email address.
http://www.crayon.net/scripts/login.cgi?mode=create
Links to concordancers

UGRU Concordancer
http://www.ugru.uaeu.ac.ae/concordance/

Other concordancers - this one is probably the most useful one for students, with a little help from a teacher
http://www.lextutor.ca/concordancers/concord_e.html2.
Great links for teachers and learners
Using English for Academic Purposes
http://www.uefap.com/
Glossaries for everything
http://bloxword.ca/glossaries.htm
Wordsmyth – glossary maker (you need to register with this site)
http://www.wordsmyth.net/home.php?content=glossary
‘Cause and effect essay’ outlines and resources
http://essayinfo.com/essays/cause_and_effect_essay.php
Chris Morrow’s Blinklist
http://www.blinklist.com/grammar/
Activities for Learners
http://a4esl.org/