This reading and writing activity practises understanding text structure through referencing words and various types of linkers and discourse markers.
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.
Use this vocabulary activity to practise precision. Choose the correct word which fits in the sentence.
This listening activity practises understanding implied meaning. Listen carefully to the context of the person speaking and choose the right option.
This grammar activity practises which as a relative pronoun. Read the sentence and decide if the relative pronoun refers back to the whole clause or the noun by choosing the correct option.
This vocabulary activity practises language for qualifying statements or opinions. Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence.
Ethical journalism is the idea of reporting things accurately and fairly. This reading activity practises the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
This activity practises following dialogues that contain colloquial language. Listen to the person talk and identify how that person feels or the way they speak.
Listen to the speaker stress a particular word and understand how this can illustrate the speaker's attitude. Match the statement with its meaning.
Choose the correct idiomatic phrase to complete the sentence in this vocabulary exercise.
This writing activity practises the appropriate register. Choose whether the phrase is used in formal or informal writing.
Practise using reporting verbs such as threaten, deny and advise. Read the sentences and choose the correct part of speech to follow the reporting verb.
Read the text about understanding social-cultural references. Then answer the question to practise the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
This activity practises understanding people's attitudes based on the words and the intonation they use.
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.