Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching
Supplementary Resources for University of Southampton MOOCs
These resources are created and hosted by eLanguages, a research and development team in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton. eLanguages has created a range of online courses and resources. To find out more about what is available from eLanguages, see the menu on the left.
The first set of resources support the massive open online course (MOOC) in Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching, created by the University of Southampton and available through FutureLearn. The course has run four times so far, and started running for a fifth time on 17th October 2016.
The second set of resources support the MOOC in Developing Your Research Project, created by the University of Southampton and available through FutureLearn. The course has run six times so far, and started for a seventh time on 24th October 2016.
Supplementary Resources for Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching MOOC
In this activity, you will consider certain aspects of an e-tutor's role.
In these activities you will familiarise yourself with some of the features of the lexicogrammar of ELF.
Supplementary Resources for Developing Your Research Project MOOC
This activity will help you familiarise yourself with some commonly used terminology related to different kinds of academic reading material you may encounter as a researcher.
This activity will provide you with practice in scanning a text for specific information when researching.
This activity will provide you with practice in skim reading a text to get the main idea of what it contains for research purposes.
This activity will help you understand how academic argument is constructed and the core elements it is likely to contain.