Maggie Charles has taught English for Academic Purposes for more than thirty years and was consultant and contributor to the Writing Tutor in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English and the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.
Do you spend hours looking for appropriate EAP examples?
Do you sometimes struggle to answer when your students ask, ‘Can I say…?’ or ‘Is there another word for…?’.
As EAP teachers, we encounter such problems on a daily basis and this where a corpus can help. But where can you find a suitable corpus of academic texts?