English as a Second Language Podcasts

What's the Point? How to Write a Great Thesis Statement Podcast

A thorough and precise thesis statement is one of the most important aspects of writing an impressionable essay, as it can guide your reader through your paper and help to clarify your argument. This podcast is great for students who need assistance with choosing a topic and organizing main findings. We also provide English and social science thesis examples that are extremely helpful! Continued...


Understanding Punctuation Podcast

Punctuation can be confusing and sometimes frustrating. If you want to better understand the fundamentals of punctuation, this podcast will help. It includes five key punctuation rules that will ease your frustration. Continued...


Resume Fraud and Padding Podcast

It is important to sell your skills and experience in your resume, but it is also important to be honest. Resume fraud is unacceptable. This helpful podcast defines resume fraud and provides tips on how to make your resume stand out without being dishonest. Continued...


Plagiarism and Its Repercussions Podcast

Plagiarism is the act of representing someone else's ideas as your own and is a serious offense. As discussed in this podcast, properly citing your sources is one way to avoid plagiarism. Continued...


How Business Editing Will Help You Avoid Redundancies Podcast

Redundancy comes across as unprofessional in business writing, so it is important to be clear and concise instead of overly wordy. This podcast will supply you with ways to improve your business writing skills so you are precise and professional. Continued...


Improve Your Understanding of Appositives Podcast

Understanding sentence structure and grammar can be difficult. In this podcast, we discuss appositives and provide examples. This podcast gives the rules for using appositives correctly. Continued...


Brackets Podcast: Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

This podcast provides detailed definitions of the three brackets commonly used: Square, Curly, and Angle Brackets. We elaborate on these definitions using multiple examples of when each bracket is appropriate. Continued...


Capitalization Podcast: Not Sure When to Use Capitalization?

When am I supposed to use capitalization? If this is a question you ask yourself, then listen to this podcast. Continued...


Editing Tips—The Wandering Only Podcast

In formal academic writing, the placement or improper use of "only" is a mistake that can affect the clarity of your work and potentially change the overall meaning of your sentences. This podcast details how to avoid the wandering only and also gives examples. Continued...


Improve Your Writing Skills Podcast: Great Writing is in the Details

Having a great idea isn’t enough; you have to know how to communicate it. This podcast provides suggestions, such as avoiding repetition or using original thought, to help you better express your ideas in writing. Continued...



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