Error Correction in Foreign Language Teaching: Techniques and Exercises


It’s always tricky to know when and if to correct students and how to go about it

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7 Effective Strategies to Build Writing Fluency


Here are some practical ideas for writing fluency activities.

How to Apply The Product Approach to Writing in 4 Steps


In order to minimize students’ difficulties in writing, this approach assumes it is best to get them to start writing from a very controlled basis. Typically the students are given a model text which they study and analyze. They then imitate the model by writing a similar text.

What Type of Cohesive Devices are there?


what type of cohesive devices are there?

The Basic Characteristics of Good Writing


There are several characteristics that make up a good piece of writing in a foreign language class. These include language production (accurately using grammar, vocabulary and linking words), and communicative skills such as the intended audience, the message you want to convey and the organization of a text. Two fundamental elements in a good piece … Continue reading The Basic Characteristics of Good Writing

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Job Application


How to write a cover letter

The 11 Most Common Types of Plagiarism


Anyone who has written or graded a paper knows that plagiarism is not always a black and white issue

General APA Guidelines


General APA Guidelines Your essay should be typed, double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11") with 1" margins on all sides. You should use a clear font that is highly readable. APA recommends using 12 pt. Times New Roman font.