EFL ESL website
Stuff for fellow
University of Birmingham Tefl/Tesl MA students
Below is a collection of links useful for us. Maybe I can save us a
little time by posting them here.
If anybody has any more good stuff, I'd be happy to add it if you send
it to me.
*Note: This page was made
in 2004-5 so many of the Birmingham things may have changed.
*Scroll down for
pics from Hiroshima Seminar 2004
I'm on Skype as
highlanderhouse please add me to your buddylist so we can talk about
for recordings and materials from both Paul Nation's and Ronald Carter's
presentations at JALT 2007
University of Birmingham's main page for MA TEFL/TESL
Once you have your user name and password from B'ham
telnet to: titania.bham.ac.uk
The Users guide is at:
However, you will need to use some special software to telnet.
Other, easier to use web concordancers can be found on my 'Rad Links' page.
MA TEFL/TESL "assignment bank" has past examples of essays
"Effective use of English" The Open University
'What is an Academic Essay?', University of Sussex Language
'Writing Tools', The Writing Center, Harvard University
The ABCs of Academic Writing, Middlesex University
'Advice on Academic Writing', University of Toronto
'Writing a Literature Review', Wesleyan University Library
Getting your ideas into a logical sequence, U of Canterbury, N.Z.
Guide to Harvard Style of referencing published material. ( Paul
Moritosh said this was safe. )
Guide to the Modern Language Association (MLA) style of formatting
manuscripts. ( I used this one to format the title )
You can search an author or researcher's name and it will give
you contexts where they were cited
in other papers. Kind of a shortcut, but brings clarity
to what exactly was claimed by that author.
Monica mentioned these
for reference citing in her presentation:
Other things Monica Mentioned on the
third print entitiled 'Research Tools'
How to Organize your Thesis:
How to make effective power point presentations:
How to be a good graduate student:
Software mentioned for automatic reference citing:
EndNote ( http://www.endnote.com )
Link organizing research tool 'Copernic'
Libraries in Japan: