intensive English (ESL)

Helpful Links for Non-English Speakers

 

Vocabulary that you should learn: 

http://www.uefap.com/vocab/select/selfram.htm

Most Common 2000 Words in English - http://www2.elc.polyu.edu.hk/cill/generalServiceList.htm

Academic Word List – a list of 570 words used in all majors http://www.uefap.com/vocab/select/awl.htm

To study vocabulary: 

www.quizlet.com  Use with Flashcards+ App

www.learnersdictionary.com  Free online dictionary that is very good for learners like you!  The App is available for iPhone for $4.99 and is well worth it!

For listening and reading:

http://www.manythings.org/voa/scripts/

Tutorials at the Mabee Library:

Using Word http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/using_word/engage.html

Using Word Intermediate http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/using_word_2/engage.html

Using PowerPoint http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/using_powerpoint/engage.html

Netiquette http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/netiquette/engage.html

Emailing attachments http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/emailing_attachments/engage.html

Password tips http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/passwords/engage.html

Tutorials are generally linked on Mabee Library help page: http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/help/index.html

Writing and Tutoring Center at Mabee Library:

http://www.washburn.edu/current-students/tutoring-writing-center/index.html

Mango Languages:

Language learning software program.  Click on this link.  Then click on Mango Languages.  You will be taken to a Mango Log in Page.  Create a profile.  Then, search your phone app store, and you can download the app to your phone and use it wherever you are!  http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/find_it/databases/index.html

Grammar help:

Irregular Verb list - http://www.englishpage.com/irregularverbs/irregularverbs.html

General Grammar Help - http://www.englishpage.com/

Spelling Rules - http://www.englishclub.com/writing/spelling.htm

For using sources in APA format:

http://www.washburn.edu/mabee/find_it/researchGuideFiles/Fall2006/APA Style Guide.pdf