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1 Teacher Development Unit1 Fun Ways to Better English

2 Teacher Development Unit2 Useful Websites An Interactive Dictionary Learning the Academic Words you need

3 Teacher Development Unit3 English on the Web Improve your English British Council Learn English English Club Test your English Chomp Chomp English Learner Learn vocabulary Wordsurfing Read a story The English Library Listen to a song The Singer and the Song rningenglish/music/singersong/ rningenglish/music/singersong/ Find a friend Language Exchange Community

4 Teacher Development Unit4 An Interactive Dictionary Make notes Expand your vocabulary Search for words Find words as you work Practise new words Practise pronunciation Print and copy

5 Teacher Development Unit5 Which dictionary? Lower Levels The Oxford Students Dictionary The Longman Active Study Dictionary The Macmillan Essential Dictionary The Oxford Wordpower Dictionary More advanced levels The Longman Contemporary English Dictionary The Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary The Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners The Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary Many dictionaries have study skills pages, CD-ROM and on-line resources for students.

6 Teacher Development Unit6 Dictionaries on the Web Macmillan Oxford University Press 7/?cc=tr 7/?cc=tr Longman html html Cambridge University Press

7 Teacher Development Unit7 What is the AWL? The Academic Word List is a list of 570 word families you need to know Created by Avril Coxhead, Victoria University of Wellington Items selected from The Academic Corpus of 3,500,000 words Four faculty sections: Arts, Commerce, Law and Science ex.htm ex.htm

8 Teacher Development Unit8 Four Faculty Areas Arts Education History Linguistics Philosophy Politics Psychology Sociology Commerce Accounting Economics Finance Industrial Relations Management Marketing Public policy Law Constitutional Law Criminal Law Family Law and Medico-legal International Law Pure Commerce Law Quasi- Commercial Law Rights and Remedies Science Biology Chemistry Computer Science Geography Geology Mathematics Physics

9 Teacher Development Unit9 The AWL on the Web Vocabulary exercises for the Academic Word List

10 Teacher Development Unit10 We have shown you Some useful Websites An Interactive Dictionary How to learn the academic words you need

11 Teacher Development Unit11 Have fun!

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