Tag: jeanne lambert

Plagiarism – why students do it and how you can help

In the second of last week’s two webinars, Final Draft author Jeanne Lambert joined us to discuss the growing problem of plagiarism. Despite advances in detection software, plagiarism still takes a great deal of teacher time to resolve, and can have serious consequences – not least of which is the fact that if a student… Read more »

Written Corrective Feedback

In the second of our double bill of webinars last week, Jeanne Lambert joined us to share some tips for making written corrective feedback (WCF) effective for learners while saving teachers time. Jeanne is series editor of our new academic writing course Final Draft, and has twenty years’ experience in the classroom and preparing teaching… Read more »

Correct less, teach more – Some advice for providing written corrective feedback

Final Draft series editor Jeanne Lambert shares advice for teachers on making sure your students understand the feedback you’re providing. How often do you receive your students’ second drafts and wonder if they read or understood your written corrective feedback (WCF)? If your answer is anything close to what my colleagues and I report, it… Read more »

3 ways to help advanced EAP students develop their academic voice

Advanced students learning English for Academic Purposes (EAP) need to develop their academic voice in writing. Lexical competence is a key part of doing that. In today’s post, Final Draft series editor Jeanne Lambert shares 3 ways to help EAP students deepen their lexical competence. Regular practice of longer chunks of language Imagine a published… Read more »