Lexis

  Underuse of the word "issue"
(With concordance examples of "issue" from our EAP Professional Corpus)
  Underuse of the word "evidence"
(With concordance examples from the EAP Professional Corpus)
  The connector - "therefore"
(Exercises with "so" , "therefore" or "thus".)
  Misuse of the word "raised"

 

Grammar

  Passive Error with "can be" or "easy to"
(Concordance examples of 'easy to + active voice' and 'can be + passive voice'.)
  Wrong Use of "is because"
(An error caused by Chinese (L1) interference - "is because" )
  Reporting Verbs
 
   
  When / While / Whereas Gap-fill Exercise
( With extracted sentences from the EAP Learner Corpus)
  • Exercise on Grammar-quizzes.com
    (http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/adv_whenwhile.html)
  • When or While Test from englishtenseswithcartoons.com
    (http://www.englishtenseswithcartoons.com/test/when_or_while_test)
  • Discourse

      Introduction
      Task 1 - categorize function words and lexical words
      Task 2 - compare modal verbs "Can" and "May"
      Task 3 - The demonstrative pronoun "This"
      Task 4 - A comparison of the 5-gram (word cluster) keyword list
      Task 5 - Make a comparison of the 3-gram (word cluster)
      Task 6 - Make a comparison of the 3-Gram NPs

     

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