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Useful materials for people attending my courses

Area Studies Scotland

Newspapers, journals and books, all available in the university
[FyF_cm_scotlandbibliography.pdf]

A fun quiz to start off the course
[FyF_cm_scotlandquiz.pdf]

Contemporary Scottish writing, books available in the library
[FyF_cm_scotlandwriting.pdf]

Information and tips for your written assignment
[FyF_cm_writtenassignment.pdf]

A list of Scottish films available in the university
[FyF_cm_scotlandfilm.pdf]

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Fiction and Film

A list of books and film adaptations available in the university
[FyF_cm_fictionfilm.pdf]

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Grammar

Tasks for Basic Grammar class
[FyF_cm_grammartasks.pdf]

Talking about the present
[FyF_cm_grammarunit01.pdf]

Using the article
[FyF_cm_grammarunit02.pdf]

Talking about the future
[FyF_cm_grammarunit03.pdf]

Talking about the past and the present
[FyF_cm_grammarunit04.pdf]

Talking about the past
[FyF_cm_grammarunit05.pdf]

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Oral Proficiency

Useful expressions for communication in class
[FyF_cm_helpexpressions.pdf]

Which syllable is stressed - commonly mispronounced words
[FyF_cm_wordstress.pdf]

Some prepositions that often cause problems
[FyF_cm_prepositions.pdf]

Tips for giving a talk in Advanced Oral Proficiency
[FyF_cm_aoptalk.pdf]

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Vocabulary

Tasks to help you use Cobuild well
[FyF_cm_voc_usingcobuild.pdf]

Where to find material for Vocabulary in Current Affairs
[FyF_cm_vocabsources.pdf]

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Writing

Tasks to help you use Cobuild well
[FyF_cm_usingcobuild.pdf]

Tips for writing summaries, and useful English expressions
[FyF_cm_writingsummary.pdf]

Tips and guidelines for writing an essay
[FyF_cm_essaywriting.pdf]

The words needed to connect ideas in formal and informal English
[FyF_cm_logicallinks.pdf]

A set of punctuation tasks with answers
[FyF_cm_punctuation.pdf]

Tips for critical reading of your own writing
[FyF_cm_writerreader.pdf]

Certain expressions with changed word order
[FyF_cm_emphasis.pdf]

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