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open-book
22 February 2017
Now you know the basic structure of a narrative, you can practice making your story more interesting. One way to do this is description. Think about...
stack-of-books
09 February 2017
What is a narrative? A narrative is “a story that is told or written” (learnersdictionary.com). In level 3, you will write a story using pictures to...
phonemic-voiced-unvoiced-english
27 January 2017
Regular verbs in the past end in –ed, for example started, cooked, and rained. However, there are three different ways to pronounce the –ed. We can...
Picture of someone reading for main ideas taken from RMIT Learning Lab
28 November 2016
Where do I start?  Great question. Let's start with thinking about the text. Is it an essay? A newspaper article? A magazine article? An opinion...
Screenshot from RMIT Subject guide
14 November 2016
Do you want to prepare for university? Firstly, well done for being organised and motivated! Secondly, let's look at what you can do... The best...
screenshot of software program for listening to lectures called EASE
25 October 2016
Did you know... Study Support has an excellent software program for listening and notetaking. It even uses real lectures from Australian...
screenshot of TED.com homepage
16 September 2016
Need to improve your listening skills? TED.com is a fantastic free resource full of talks about interesting ideas from all fields around the world....
academic english common verbs
22 July 2016
Verbs! What would we do without them? Nothing much actually... We need them to explain almost everything! We know that they need to go in a sentence...
once-upon-a-time-written-on-paper
15 July 2016
How do I make a great sentence? What types of sentences are there in English? This post explores the topic of sentence structure in academic English...
mix-of-words
23 June 2016
Now that you've finished reading Cohesion (Part 1) a hundred times, it's time to learn more! In this post we deal with the words that connect our...

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