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Allison Blizzard
IELP ENGLISH 81/82/83 Integrated Skills

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Writing & Research

OWL's Info on Plagiarism
OWL's Info. on Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
OWL's MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Unit 1: Media

BBC Video on Princess Diana

Unit 2: Overcoming Obstacles

Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan

Pronuciation - Overview

The Sounds of American English (interactive)
Why You Should Study English Pronunciation -
 This is an interesting article with funny anecdotes about the importance of good pronunciation.

Pronunciation - Consonants #2

"s" and "sh" sounds -- ESL-LAB
"s" and "z" + "sh" and "si" (C17) + "tch" and &quo
"sh" and "ch" and "j" and "y" sounds -- ESLGOLD
 Once you click on the "Click for Audio" link, you can no longer see the page, so I will provide/have provided you with a hard copy to look at while you listen.
"s" and "sh" and "ch" sounds in minimal pairs- OUC
"s" and "sh" and "ch" sounds in dictation - OUC
"si" and "dg" sounds in minimal pairs - OUC
"si" and "dg" in dictation - OUC

Pronunciation - Consonants #1

/p/ + /b/ AND /f/ + /v/ -- Ohio
/p/ + /b/ AND /f/ + /v/ - ESLUS
/p/ + /f/ -- OUC
/p/ + /f/ -- OUC 2
/p/ + /f/ -- ESLGOLD
/v/ + /b/ -- ESLUS
/v/ + /b/ -- ESL LAB
/w/ + /v/ -- OUC
/w/ + /v/ -- OUC 2

Pronunciation - Vowels

Vowel Sound Minimal Pairs - Ohio (interactive)
Taste-Test Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Fond-Found Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Said-Sad Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Clock-Cloak Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Boss-Bus Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Made-Mad Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Bucks-Books Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Hot-Hat Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Fun-Fan Vowel Sounds - Manythings (inteactive)
Not-Nut Vowel Sounds - Manythings (interactive)
Vowel + Consonant Minimal Pairs - SpeakReadWrite (interactive)




Transitions (Study Guides and Strategies)
Transitions (Lara)
Transitions (Richmond)
Verb Tense Overview and Practice


M.T. Anderson Interview
Library Book List


Oral Presentations (scroll down the page)
How Not To Use Power Point


Voice of America
 For listening (without watching), click on the "Live Streams" options at the top of the page under the top two boxes.


Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Longman Dictionary