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A selection of sample learning objects created by past workshop participants can be found under the Sample Learning Objects profile. A selection of peer reviewed learning objects created with LOC are also available in the Subject Centre materials bank. These can be found on the subject centre website.

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by Julien Hamilton-Hart

Recording of introduction We live dans el Coca Cola world. Nous can buy una lata de Coca Cola almost anywhere. For this raison podemos compare, watch, escuchar, various ads for Coca Cola dans des langues différentes.    Can you re-write esta introducción in English?
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by carole macdiarmid

The activities here are aimed at providing you with an introduction to the Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) course. They should familiarise you with the content and the thinking behind the design and sequencing of the course. 
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by stephanieyf

You may decide that a quotation is sometimes more suitable than a paraphrase to support a point that you are making in your academic writing. There are a number of important conventions that you should follow when you use quotations. These also require being able to select and use appropriate...
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by connie wen

A line graph, also known as a line chart, is a type of chart used to visualize the value of something over time. For example, a finance department may plot the change in the amount of cash the company has on hand over time. The line graph consists of a horizontal x-axis and a vertical y-axis. Most...
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In writing, the topic sentence is the primary thought of each paragraph. It contains the main idea of the paragraph and tells readers what the paragraph is about. Today we will have an overview of what is topic sentence, how to identify topic sentence, and how to write effective topic sentence.
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by my1v17

It is important to know how to present a list of references or bibliography appropriately at the end of a piece of academic written work such as an essay since it is something that you will be expected to do regularly on your course. Different writers may use different styles of referencing, so...
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by by1v17

In most kinds of academic writing, it is important to support the statements that you make by providing detail and information. This may be done in a number of ways, for example, opinions can be supported by evidence (giving facts) and general statements can be illustrated by using examples. If a...
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by Andyyb7777

The question and answer (Q&A) session is an essential part of any seminars. Good questions stimulate the audience intellectually and create an exciting atmosphere. Questions can also become an eye-opener for the presenter towards an entirely new direction of research. 
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by Jing Yin

In lectures and presentations, speakers often use signposting expressions and these can help audiences to follow and understand the main points that the speakers are making. It is useful to familiarise yourself with this kind of language so that you recognise it immediately. Moreover, you can get...
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by Kate Borthwick

The lectures that you attend on your course can provide important information for assignments, exam revision or simply help to extend your knowledge of your own subject. For this reason, it is important that you are able to take good notes while listening to a lecture.