Not many students will be ready to tackle academic texts without some prior practice. The productive skills in particular - presenting and writing - will require preparatory exercises.
This step in the cycle is meant to build up confidence - depending on the level of your students, you may vary the amount of pre-training offered at this stage. Generally speaking, four to six weeks may be dedicated to this step in the lesson-cycle.
- text reconstruction
- the academic English generator this site is temporarily off-line. A possible alternative: www.uefap.com
- joint writing : from informal English to formal English
- how to use a thesaurus
- references, footnotes, quotations
- how to add footnotes in a Word document