Maggie Sokolik received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from UCLA. She is the author of over twenty ESL and composition textbooks. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She is the editor of TESL-EJ, a peer-reviewed journal for ESL/EFL instructors.
She has taught in College Writing Programs at UC Berkeley for over 20 years, and travels frequently to speak about grammar, writing, and instructor education, most recently in Querétaro, Mexico; Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; and Hyderabad, India.
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on enrollments & rate of completion) advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study. Suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English.
This workbook accompanies the online course College Writing 2.3x, Principles of Written English, the third of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. You do not need to have taken the first and second courses to benefit from this third one.
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to notice, understand, and practice different grammatical structures in English. The book covers both awareness activities and practice activities.
This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.2x, Principles of Written English, the second of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. You do not need to have taken the first course to benefit from this second one.
This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.1x, the first of two courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing, editing, and reviewing the materials for the online course.
Many textbooks do a fine job of presenting grammar to students. However, some students or classes need more practice after they’ve finished the exercises in their textbook. This guide provides imaginative and enjoyable games, drills, and activities to practice different grammatical structures such as verb tenses, articles, phrasal verbs, relative clauses, modals, word forms, syntax, and more.
Teaching English as a second or foreign language is full of challenges: How do you hold students' interest? How do you ensure that they get enough practice to really learn? This guide gives you a variety of drills, games, techniques, methods, and ideas to help your students master writing in English. For beginning to advanced levels; many tips require little to no preparation or special materials.