Category EAP

All About EAP – a new site

It’s a work in progress, but it’s begun. If you’re remotely interested in EAP, please check out my new site All About EAP. I’d love to have your feedback! Advertisements

Adapting Academic Reading Circles for a short pre-sessional course

This has been Week 2, or the first full week (minus the bank holiday) of the pre-sessional course. The students have been learning about thesis statements and how to organise their ideas in their essays, what it means to participate in a seminar, how to get the most out of a lecture, and they’ve done a timed essay. […]

Teaching English For Academic Purposes: my first experience

For the last week I’ve been in delightfully dinky Durham. Three days were spent on a super well-organised and enjoyable induction course for the university’s PARSE (Preparatory Academic Research Skills and English) programme, after which I met my students, helped them get orientated and taught their first classes. EAP is something new for me and the […]