LINGUA INGLESA ESCRITA IV (HE285)
Professor: Dr. Ron Martinez
Office: 1014 (Reitoria)
Sample final assignment
Reading Engagement Log
Essay Submission Form
Midterm Submission Form
Essay 1 Rubric
Essay 2 Rubric
Essay 3 Rubric
Essay 4 Rubric
Essay 5 Rubric
Essay 6 Rubric
Essay 7 Rubric
Essay 8 Rubric
Essay 9 Rubric
Essay 10 Rubric
Essay 11 Rubric
VIDEO TUTORIAL:How to do a "lexical profile" (find word frequency
information) for your essays:
information) for your essays:
Link to "Portal de Periódicos" CAPES
Instructions for "conexão doméstica" (to access research portals)
Instructions for accessing journals through CAFe
"Treinamento no uso do Portal de Periódicos"
Casanave, C. P. (2008). ‘‘The stigmatizing effect of Goffman’s stigma label: a response to John Flowerdew’’. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 7, 264-267.
Flowerdew, J. (2008) Scholarly writers who use English as an Additional Language: What can Goffman’s ‘‘Stigma’’ tell us? Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 7, 77-86.
Flowerdew, J. (2009) Goffman’s stigma and EAL writers: The author responds to Casanave. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 8, 69-72.
Hanauer, D.I., & Englander, K. (2011). Quantifying the burden of writing research articles in a second language: Data From Mexican scientists. Written Communication, 28(4), 403-416.
Miller, T., & Parker, D. (2012). Writing for the reader: a problem-solution approach. English Teaching Forum, 3, 21-27.
Swales, J., & Najjar, H. (1987). The writing of research article introductions. Written Communication, 4(2), 175-191.
Thompson, G. (2001). Interaction in academic writing: Learning to argue with the reader. Applied Linguistics, 22(1), 58-78.
Wingate, U. (2012). 'Argument!' helping students understand what essay writing is about. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 11, 145-154.
ACADEMIC VOCABULARY LISTS
The Phrasal Expressions List (Martinez & Schmitt, 2012)
The Academic Collocations List (Ackermann & Chen, 2013)
The New Academic Vocabulary List (Gardner & Davies, 2013)
The Academic Formulas List (Ellis & Simpson-Vlach, 2010)
APA Formatting (Purdue University)
Meaning and use of Latin abbreviations
Vocabulary Frequency Profiler (LexTutor)
Sketch Engine for Language Learning
WEEK 1 (2 & 4 MARCH 2015)
TAKE THE CLASS SURVEY!
QUIZ: WHAT ARE YOUR BELIEFS ABOUT ACADEMIC WRITING?
"SUBTEXT" -- THE STORY OF AN EMAIL
CLASS VOCABULARY LIST
OOPS (mistakes to avoid)
"researches" (research is not usually countable)
"related with" (related to)
"incorporate to" (incorporate into)
"the problem about" (the problem with)
"the effect of ___ in ____" (the effect of ___ on ___)
WEEK 4 (23 & 25 MARCH 2015)
- SYNTHESIS 1
1. THE "STIGMA" DEBATE - WORKSHEET
2. HOW TO MAKE THIS ARGUMENT STRONGER?
This text [DOWNLOAD HERE] is based on different students' essays. Discuss how to make the argument(s) stronger.
3. NEW SciELO JOURNAL CRITERIA - DOWNLOAD HERE
4. SciELO "INTERNACIONALIZAÇÃO" BLOG POST
WEEK 5 (MARCH 30 - APRIL 1 2015)
- MAKING YOUR POINT
1. “Publication of the Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica in English and the expansion of scientific horizons”
4. WHICH IS THE "EXPERT" REVISION? Download two versions of the Engineering manuscript (HERE and HERE). Which one is better? Why? Underline and/or highlight what makes one version better than the other, and bring to class. You only need to focus on the Abstract and Introduction.
WEEK 6 (6 & 8 April 2015)
- FINISHING TOUCHES
3, ESSAY 5 SAMPLE HERE.
WEEK 7 (13 & 15 April 2015)
WEEK 8/9 (22 April 2015)
- OVER TO YOU!
SAMPLE COVER (OR 'COVERING') LETTER
WEEK 10 (4 May 2015)
- NEW BEGINNINGS
1. WORTHY OF PUBLICATION?
Download the ELT Journal manuscript submission here, and decide if it is deserving of publication by using these ELT-J Review Criteria. Be sure to add a rationale for your decision in the "Comments" section. (See sample comments here for examples.)
WEEK 12-15 (2015)
- THE FINAL STRETCH
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1. WHY THE DELETION?
This student's essay received a good score, but there is a section in the essay that I felt should be deleted. Why? Download the sample here.
2. SCREENCAST-O-MATIC DEMO
Access the demonstration here.
3. DEALING WITH COLOR CODES
Download the worksheet here and work with a partner to identify why the codes have been used, and what needs to be changed (and how).
4. ENHANCING YOUR VOICE
Remember the importance of lexical diversity and cohesion. Download the worksheet here.