This reading and writing activity practises understanding text structure through referencing words and various types of linkers and discourse markers.
This writing activity practises the appropriate register. Choose whether the phrase is used in formal or informal writing.
Read an extract from some letters of complaint. Use this writing activity to practise if the language of complaining is polite and appropriate, or not.
Read the text about the role of forensic linguistics in solving crimes. Then answer the question to practise the full range of reading skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.