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Sat Oct 12 2013
FYI: New Academic Writing App from the University College London
Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva
From: Bas Aarts <b.aartsucl.ac.uk>
Subject: New Academic Writing App from the University College London
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Please find below an announcement for a new app aimed at helping your students with their essays and other writing assignments. We hope you will bring it to their attention. It is not a substitute for mentoring, but it is an additional source of advice, available 'on the go'. We would be grateful if you could encourage your students to use it. .
Feedback on the app is very welcome. Apologies for cross-posting.
Department of English Language and Literature
University College London
London WC1E 6BT
Tel.: 020 7679 3130
Academic Writing in English (AWE)
Now available: a brand new app for smartphones and tablets: Academic Writing in English (AWE), available for free from the Apple App Store and from Google Play.
AWE is a complete course designed to help you improve your academic writing assignments, such as:
- class essays;
- exam essays;
- experimental reports;
- scientific essays;
- academic articles.
- an in-depth self-learning course covering the entire creative process of academic writing;
- interactive exercises that help you learn;
- checklists for reviewing your critical thinking, your arguments and your essay as a whole;
- an extensive glossary of important terms.
AWE also provides easy tips for avoiding plagiarism, conducting research, thinking critically, making strong arguments and presenting your work well.
Coming soon (also free): English Spelling and Punctuation (ESP).
Already available (in a free and paid version): the interactive Grammar of English (iGE).
For more information, see:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
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