Category Archives: Learning English

New Academic Writing App

Some of my students have expressed interest in improving their academic writing skills. This new app from the University College London looks like an interesting way to practice your academic English. If you give it a try, let me know what you think.

Academic Writing in English (AWE)

Now available: a brand new app for smartphones and tablets: Academic Writing in English (AWE), available for free from the Apple App Store and from Google Play.

AWE is a complete course designed to help you improve your academic writing assignments, such as:
– class essays;
– exam essays;
– experimental reports;
– scientific essays;
– dissertations;
– academic articles.

AWE includes:
– an in-depth self-learning course covering the entire creative process of academic writing;
– interactive exercises that help you learn;
– checklists for reviewing your critical thinking, your arguments and your essay as a whole;
– an extensive glossary of important terms.

AWE also provides easy tips for avoiding plagiarism, conducting research, thinking critically, making strong arguments and presenting your work well.

Coming soon (also free): English Spelling and Punctuation (ESP).

Already available (in a free and paid version): the interactive Grammar of English (iGE).

For more information, see:
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/apps/