Reading Time: 4 minutesThis post extends the work about Automatic Writing Evaluation software (AWEs) by providing concrete recommendations, especially about usability, that may be useful to L2 writing specialists.
Reading Time: 5 minutesCavaleri and Dianati’s (2016) article discussed how students at their institution reacted to using Grammarly to support their writing.
Reading Time: 4 minutesLast week, I wrote about the ambiguity of research on written corrective feedback (WCF), with some scholars arguing it works…
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article is Part I in a two-part series on error correction. It looks at the lack of evidence that proves written corrective feedback’s effectiveness and why that may be so.
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article reports on a corpus-based study of the discourse of university lectures, which aimed to identify linguistic patterns that could help EAP / L2 students with note-taking. It finds some ‘standard’ formulaic expressions, as well as other discourse markers used by lecturers to highlight key terms or concepts.
Reading Time: 7 minutesCritical thinking is one of those key skills that all disciplines, ELT included, have been trying to implement in their…
Reading Time: 6 minutesThis Research Bite looks at the Reading to Learn (R2L) method as well as additional research on its effectiveness.