What is the AWL?
The Academic Word List, (AWL) is a list of 570 words, most commonly used in
higher education, such as colleges and universities. It also lists the words most likely
to be found in business settings, and so is also indispensable (absolutel
Uses no structure
Speaks too fast
Doesnt have enough pauses
Has too much material
Doesnt have enough material
Has too much detail
Doesnt know subject matter
Doesnt make good eye contact with audience
Forgets there is an a
p.85 Gearing Up
1. The news is unpredictable and trained reporters cannot be everywhere. Even when reporters are on the scene
of a news event, they cant capture as many details and perspectives as can citizen reporters.
2. A viral story is one of such
pp.114-116 LISTENING 2 Science and Creativity
While You Listen
Our schooling is all about being right.
By the time a student graduates from college or university,
he or she could have had over two thousand exams,
quizzes and tests foc
Online Language Exercises:
Please complete the following online language exercises for
revision purpose (marks for these exercises will not be counted
toward the assessment).
Leap Advanced - Reading and Writing
Vocabulary Reviews: Ch. 6, Ex. 1-3
pp.134-135 READING 2 Virtual Communities
1. The four norms of behaviour are: pay attention before you join in; assume goodwill; jump
in where you can add value; and reciprocate.
2. It is easy to misinterpret someones online comments because there are no c
pp.59-61 FOCUS ON READING
A. SOURCE: Priesnitz, W. (2010, September/October). Rooftop Power. Natural Life, 135,
Suggested answers (information from Reading 2):
CONDITIONS FOR USE
P.66 Write a Short Compare and Contrast Essay
Write a short compare and contrast essay about the similarities and differences between
solar and wind power.
-select the characteristics of solar and wind power from the Focus on Reading table
-use a variety
A High-Incidence Academic Word LisT
There is a very imporfanT specialized vocabulary for learners inTending To pursue academic sTudies in English of
The Secondary and posT-Secondary levels. The Academic Word List compiled by Coxhead (2000), consisTs of