Marking Criteria

Marking Criteria

Academic Marking Criteria Marking criteria Marking criteria are the standards of judgement for assignments. Marking criteria are often divided into sections with explicit definitions of the quality expected for different levels of judgement. Students It is important...
Academic Style Blog

Academic Style Blog

Academic Writing Style – key points Download the MP3 / Download the above image – here Download the MP3  Academic Style is… … the conventions often associated with academic writing. Although there is much debate over what exactly academic style...
The Reflective Student

The Reflective Student

Reflection on Study and Goal Setting  What’s this lesson about? This is a seminar lesson to reflect on studying. It asks students to look at and examine the way they study and to identify possible areas that could be improved. It includes reflective questions, a...
Text Exploitation

Text Exploitation

How students can exploit a text to support their learning How to exploit a text  Lead in What reading strategies have you learnt so far? How else could you use a text to support your learning? Where could you find an academic text that you could exploit? Compare your...
Teaching online

Teaching online

The best ‘free’ video-conferencing software for 2020 This post was written by J.Greenwood (2020) With the Covid-19 pandemic currently impacting educational institutions across the globe, many teachers are being tasked with delivering classes online. This...
Critical Thinking Skills

Critical Thinking Skills

 Critical Thinking Skills  Critical Thinking is… …derived from the ancient Greek word Kritikos meaning questioning. Universal scholarly agreement is based on the understanding that it is the higher order cognitive skills of analysing, evaluating and...
2019 Achievements

2019 Achievements

Academic English Achievements 2019 This has been our best year ever! Hi Everyone, Firstly, we’d like to say a really big THANK YOU for supporting AEUK over this last year and we hope you have enjoyed using our materials. We created over 40 lessons in 2019 and...
Artificial Intelligence Lesson Book

Artificial Intelligence Lesson Book

Artificial Intelligence – EAP Lessons Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developing at an unprecedented rate. Innovations in computer-basedvision, speech recognition and natural language processing are all features in today’s technology....
Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity The lesson This is a speaking lesson that involves defining ‘academic integrity’, looking at how other universities address academic integrity, and understanding some of the key principles associated with the term. The lesson is designed to promote...
Procrastination

Procrastination

Procrastination What is this blog / lesson about? This lesson explores one of the most common problems that worries students; the tendency to put things off until the last moment or beyond the last moment. University students are particularly vulnerable to...
Academic Plagiarism

Academic Plagiarism

Academic Plagiarism: the use of custom Essay writing services What is this blog / lesson about? This lesson explores how academic plagiarism has changed over the last few years with students using custom essay writing services. These companies will write essays for...
Teacher Membership Blog

Teacher Membership Blog

Membership for teachers – over £200 worth of materials for £30? It’s taken a while but at last after popular demand we have managed to create an EAP TEACHER MEMBERSHIP – go here. All our Academic English materials including the listening membership...
What is Academic English?

What is Academic English?

What is Academic English? It is… …often considered relatively formal complex English that conveys ideas in a precise and objective manner. It is generally acknowledged to include the essential skills of literary analysis, the observance of reference...