English as a Second Language Podcasts

Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: What is a Thesis?

If you are considering furthering your academic career, it is important you know what will be expected of you when writing your dissertation or thesis. The difference between the two is discussed in this podcast. Continued...


How to Write a Great Essay Podcast

After you have an outline and have researched your subject, it is time to write your essay. This podcast details the steps you should follow to produce a successful essay and improve your overall writing. Continued...


How to Write a Great Introduction Podcast

It is important to think of an introduction as a map to your paper. A good introduction can immediately set your paper apart from those of others. This podcast outlines the steps to help you write a powerful opening, such as including a well-constructed thesis statement. Continued...


How to Write a Research Paper Podcast

If you are asked to write a research paper, you must find valid sources and use appropriate formatting. In this podcast, we explain the whole process. Continued...


Editing Tips—Active and Passive Voice Podcast

As you are writing your novel, it is helpful to keep some tips in mind that will help strengthen your overall storytelling. One way to improve your writing is to use the active rather than the passive voice. If you are interested in learning more about active and passive voice, listen to this podcast! Continued...


Expository Writing Podcast

If you have to write an expository essay, but don't know how, then this podcast is the perfect tool to help you learn. After becoming informed about the characteristics of an expository piece, how they are formatted, what should be included and methods to writing them, you will be ready to begin! Continued...


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

Writing your dissertation or thesis is a detailed process that will run smoothly if you keep organized. If you are looking for help on how to write the first draft of your dissertation or thesis, this podcast is perfect for you! Continued...


The Semicolon and Colon Podcast

Using semicolons and colons in your writing allows you to include more information; however, the proper use of these valuable punctuation tools can also be confusing. This podcast will help you understand how to use semicolons and colons appropriately. Continued...


The Preposition Proposition Podcast

Appropriately incorporating prepositions in your writing can really make a difference, but it can also be difficult if you are inexperienced in writing English. If you are interested in better understanding what prepositions are, how to use them properly, and how to avoid confusion, this podcast will prove helpful. Continued...


Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

If you need some clarification on whether to use single or double quotation marks, this podcast is for you. Knowing the appropriate way to use these quotation marks is critical for clearly articulating what you want to say. Continued...



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