Using the WLA 165

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Write Like an Academic : 

Write Like an Academic Using the WLA 165

What is the WLA 165? : 

What is the WLA 165? A list of 165 key word families that are used extremely frequently in academic writing. The word families were identified from a large corpus of thesis abstracts published in English speaking countries. This corpus was compiled by Nilgun Hancioglu as part of her PhD research.

Where is the WLA 165? : 

Where is the WLA 165? The full WLA 165 is available as a glossary within the WLA MOODLE Course.

The WLA Course : 

The WLA Course

How do we know a WLA 165 word when we see one? : 

How do we know a WLA 165 word when we see one? Within the WLA course, each time a WLA 165 word occurs in a text it is highlighted and linked to the glossary:

In this shot, the WLA 165 words are ‘use’ ‘make’ and ‘resources’ : 

In this shot, the WLA 165 words are ‘use’ ‘make’ and ‘resources’

The WLA 165 Glossary : 

The WLA 165 Glossary For each of the WLA 165 word families, the link takes you automatically to the WLA Glossary:

Glossary Entry Example : 

Glossary Entry Example

What’s in the Glossary? : 

What’s in the Glossary? In the glossary, there are automatic links to sites where you can deepen your understanding of how these words are used. Many of the words are quite common, but you need to know how to use them in your academic work…

WLA 165 Glossary provides automatic links to online dictionaries : 

WLA 165 Glossary provides automatic links to online dictionaries

WLA 165 Glossary provides automatic linking to ‘Just the Word’ and Oxford Collocations Dictionaryand shows you how the words are used in practice. : 

WLA 165 Glossary provides automatic linking to ‘Just the Word’ and Oxford Collocations Dictionaryand shows you how the words are used in practice.

The WLA 165 Glossary also links you directly to the Target Abstract Corpus (TAC) : 

The WLA 165 Glossary also links you directly to the Target Abstract Corpus (TAC)

Write Like an Academic : 

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