Monthly Archives: May 2014

Data analysis and SPSS!

If you are in the middle of your master’s dissertation, you might be getting ready to do some data analysis using SPSS. If you’ve never used it before, it can be quite daunting. But there is lots of help available … Continue reading

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Learning English videos

Learning English is hard work – but watching a video is often relaxing! When you’ve finished a load of grammar exercises, read the newspaper in English and written your English essay, you probably want to take it easy. Here are … Continue reading

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Subject-verb agreement

In English, your verb needs to agree with your subject. A common mistake – especially in writing – is with subject and verb agreement. Sometimes the error is due to carelessness – you simply missed the mistake when you were … Continue reading

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Linking words

The correct choice and usage of linking words can make all the difference to your writing. Do you know all the linking words in this table? TIME/ORDER: At first, eventually. Finally, firstly, in the end, in the first place, in … Continue reading

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Learning English is SO HARD!

Sometimes when you’re learning English, you probably get depressed and frustrated – you study so hard, but you just feel as if you aren’t improving. And sometimes the best thing to do when you feel like this is to give … Continue reading

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Making a research poster!

In your university and academic career, you will be asked to make a poster about your research. It’s a challenge to make a poster in your first language, and a bigger one in a second language! There is a lot … Continue reading

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