Materials From My Textbook + Lecture Handouts + Many Other Useful Resources

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Making the complex simple! You’ve come to the right place:) So, for all those interested: all newly revised and updated study materials are listed below. Hope this helps:)  Enjoy!

MY NEWLY REVISED TEXTBOOK 

!!! 2020_ILCHENKO_NEW _TEXTBOOK_ISBN_site

ONLINE LECTURES ON SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION 

https://youtu.be/61YaEbGzTVc

https://youtu.be/o7IQlSvl1fU

https://youtu.be/OoNnTlM-UYo

https://youtu.be/5238c_NLRJ4

Посилання на ДОДАТКОВІ ВІДЕОМАТЕРІАЛИ ДО ЛЕКЦІЙ містяться тут:

Додаткові відеоматеріали_Additional YouTube links

EXCLUSIVE LECTURE HANDOUT     РОЗДАТКОВІ МАТЕРІАЛИ ДО ЛЕКЦІЙ

!__2020____final_1_2_3_4_Ilchenko_Exclusive handout

FINAL QUIZ     ПІДСУМКОВИЙ ТЕСТ ЗА ЛЕКЦІЯМИ

FINAL QUIZ_2020_

ТРЕНУВАЛЬНІ ТЕСТИ ДЛЯ ПІДГОТОВКИ ДО ІСПИТУ   –   

З  ВІДПОВІДЯМИ   (тести з читання, лексики, граматики та аудіювання (підготовка до кваліфікаційного іспиту з англійської мови, рівень С1)

2018_Ilchenko_Myroniuk_ TESTS

MY 2021 DICTIONARY (ebook)

O T H E R    M A T E R I A L S:

_LOGICAL CONNECTORS___all on one page

REVISING GRAMMAR: https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/grammar/intermediate-to-upper-intermediate

ON PLAGIARISM

https://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/avoiding-plagiarism

https://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/using-source

https://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/citing-sources

https://www.thoughtco.com/bad-excuses-for-committing-plagiarism-1857021

MICASE Spoken Academic English http://patrick.boylan.it/courses/variety/discuss/ac_spo_e/micase_formulas.htm

Writing Argumentative Essayshttp://www.goodluckielts.com/IELTS-sample-essays.html

Harvard College Writing Center http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/resources

The University of Manchester  Academic Phrasebank http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/

The Purdue Online Writing Lab https://owl.purdue.edu/

University of Leicester Resources 

Writing for Science: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/writing/writing-resources/science

How to analyze and present numerical data:  https://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/numerical-data

Responding to questions effectively:  https://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/presentations/questions

On Conference Abstracts: про тези доповідей на наукових конференціях http://www.proceedings.com/conference-abstracts-publications.html Also: Research Posters’ Tips: про стендові доповіді https://doctoralwriting.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/writing-text-for-research-posters/#more-1786

STUDY SKILLS AND RESOURCES:  The Cornell Notes Method:https://www.timeatlas.com/cornell-note-template/ 

http://www.monash.edu/lls/llonline/writing/science/lit-review/index.xml

Udemy https://udemy.com/

MIT OPENCOURSEWARE:https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

Open Yale Courses https://oyc.yale.edu/

AcademicEarth https://academicearth.org/

EDX https://www.edx.org/

The Open University https://www.open.ac.uk/

Books and Blogs I Read and Recommend (updated regularly)

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Let’s see what’s on my reading list. First, let me classify the stuff under this category.

  • quality newspapers, journals, magazines, websites
  • mainly scholarly books on the language of science and other relevant resources
  • some stuff for bookaholics, and just for fun

Journals & Newspapers

  • Nature
  • IEEE Spectrum
  • MIT Technology Review
  • The Economist
  • Harward Business Review
  • The New York Review of Books
  • London Review of Books
  • National Geographics
  • Scientific American
  • Time
  • Newsweek
  • The New Yorker
  • The Guardian
  • The Telegraph
  • The Atlantic
  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Financial Times

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YouGlish.com gives you fast, unbiased answers about how English is spoken by real people and in context.

Cambridge Dictionary                 https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

Macmillan Dictionaries     http://www.macmillandictionaries.com/dictionary-online/

Collins COBUILD Dictionary         https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english

Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries     https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/

The Best Online Dictionaries      http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

Wiktionary                                       https://www.wiktionary.org/

Techopedia                                       https://www.techopedia.com/

Enviropedia                                      http://www.enviropedia.org.uk/

Dict.cc                                                 https://www.dict.cc/

Duden                                                 https://www.duden.de/

Oxford University Press blog : Academic Insights for the Thinking World                     http://blog.oup.com/

LingQ  :  an Exciting  Languages Learning Project by Steve Kaufmann        https://www.lingq.com/

MIT OPENCOURSEWARE         https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

UDEMY                                         https://udemy.com

Khan Academy                           https://www.khanacademy.org

Future of Working website     http://futureofworking.com/

Quora website                             http://www.quora.com

Cabell’s Predatory Journal Blacklist

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/05/01/cabells-predatory-journal-blacklist-an-updated-review/

David Crystal’s  books (all of them, but especially “The Stories of English”) and blog http://www.amazon.com/The-Stories-English-David-Crystal/dp/1585677191 http://www.davidcrystal.com/

Ken Hyland‘s writings   http://www2.caes.hku.hk/kenhyland/

Peter Elbow‘s writings  http://peterelbow.com/

Beth Luey    https://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Academic-Authors-Beth-Luey-ebook/dp/B003545KNU/ref=mt_kindle?_encoding=UTF8&me=

Laurence Behrens, Leonard Rosen   https://www.amazon.com/Sequence-Academic-Writing-7th/dp/0134398505/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518367327&sr=1-10

time-tested  (but also being mildly to sharply criticized these days) “Strunk&White”  http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=strunk+

Adrian Wallwork   http://www.amazon.com/Adrian-Wallwork/e/B0034NF6TA

William Zinsser      http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Well-30th-Anniversary-Nonfiction/dp/0060891548/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1444647565&sr=1-1

Joseph M. Williams   bookshttps://www.amazon.com/Joseph-M.-Williams/e/B001H6MZ40/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_

Stephen Wilbers      https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-Wilbers/e/B001KC4C5G/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

 Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams   http://www.amazon.com/Research-Edition-Chicago-Writing-Publishing/dp/0226065669

writings by        Richard Feynman,  Issac Asimov,  Helen Sword,                              Steven Pinker,  Stephen Heard, Inger Mewburn,  Joshua Schimel, Randy Olson, Edward de Chazal, Kenneth Mahrer, Fred Schindler, Hilary Glasman-Deal, Paula LaRocque, Norman Eng, Gina Wisker, Ivan Megela

Steven Darian‘s books (all of them, but especially  “Understanding The Language of Science” and  “The Tools of the Trade: Technique in Nonfiction”

Mike McCarthy’s blog and books  http://www.profmikemccarthy.org.uk/

Emma Darwin’s blog                 http://emmadarwin.typepad.com/thisitchofwriting/

Shane Parrish blog                    https://fs.blog/blog/

Nancy Duarte’s blog                  http://www.duarte.com/blog/

Blog de Cristina                         https://www.cristinacabal.com/

The Thesis Whisperer               https://thesiswhisperer.com/

Pat Thomson                               https://patthomson.net/

DoctoralWritingSIG                  https://doctoralwriting.wordpress.com

Research Voodoo                        https://researchvoodoo.wordpress.com/

The PhD Proofreaders              https://www.thephdproofreaders.com

Open Culture                                http://www.openculture.com/

SingularityHub                            https://singularityhub.com/

Storytelling with Data              http://www.storytellingwithdata.com/ 

RedLine      https://www.redlinels.com/examples-of-good-writing/ 

View at Medium.com

Randi Reppen. Grammar and Beyond  –  by far the best course to learn English – 4 parts, A1 to C1 levels

Paul McFedries                http://www.wordspy.com/

Michael Quinion             http://www.worldwidewords.org/personal.htm

Language Log                   http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/

Harvard College Writing Center

http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/resources

http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/strategies-essay-writing

http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/topic-sentences-and-signposting

Harvard Brief Guides to Writing in the Disciplines

https://writingproject.fas.harvard.edu/pages/brief-guides-disciplines

The University of Manchester   Academic Phrasebank http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/

Purdue OWL   (Online Writing Lab)   https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

University of Leicester  Writing Resources      http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/writing/writing-resources/science

Research Tips from The University at Buffalo     http://library.buffalo.edu/help/research-tips/

The Cornell Notes Method     https://www.timeatlas.com/cornell-note-template/

Inside Higher Education          https://www.insidehighered.com/

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/02/23/importance-writing-effective-abstract-when-you-submit-journal-article-essay

Know Your Phrase                   http://www.knowyourphrase.com/

Grammaring    e.g.    http://www.grammaring.com/its-been-days-weeks-months-etc-since

Verbatim (it also has an extensive list of useful links) http://www.verbatimmag.com/links.html

Language Log    http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/

Blog on Linguistics https://blogonlinguistics.wordpress.com/

Steven Darian, Olga Ilchenko 
Impact: writing for business, technology and science [Text] / Steven Darian, Olga Ilchenko; Nat. acad. of sciences of Ukraine, Research a. educational center for foreign lang. – 2nd ed. – Kyiv : Akademperiodyka, 2012. – 231 p. – (Project “Ukrainian scientific book in a foreign language”). – ISBN 978-966-360-196-0

Technique in creative writing [Text] / Steven Darian, Olga Ilchenko ;
[Nat. acad. of sciences of Ukraine, Research and educational center for
foreign languages] = Секрети красного письменства / Стівен Деріен,
Ольга Ільченко. – 2nd. ed. – Kyiv : Akademperiodyca, 2015. – 100, [1] p. –
(Project «Ukrainian scientific book in a foreign language»). – ISBN 978-966-360-283-7

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Some other useful stuff for bookaholics, students, and teachers of English… 

https://www.goodreads.com/

http://bookshopblog.com/

http://www.fluentu.com/english/blog/

http://reallifeglobal.com/

Espresso English with Shayna     https://www.espressoenglish.net/

http://blog.visme.co/types-of-graphs/

Grammar Girl     https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

Questia   

http://blog.questia.com/2017/02/7-writing-tips-grammar-rules-for-research-papers/

Quote Investigator: Exploring the Origins of Quotations  https://quoteinvestigator.com/ Continue reading

Zingy Zamba

We’ve all heard of samba, right? Well, to start with, samba is NOT zamba. In fact, zamba is traditional folk dance of Argentina (actually originated in Peru). It is a style of Argentine music and folk dance. Zamba is performed by couples who circle each other waving handkerchiefs. I was enchanted, mesmerized and captivated by it instantly! Here’s a wedding dance that features lovely newlyweds: aren’t they magnificent!

 

What’s Your Personal Productivity Style?

What’s your personal productivity style? This test, from Harvard Business Review, will help you answer this question:

https://hbr.org/2015/01/assessment-whats-your-personal-productivity-style

MY STYLE:  “You are a PRIORITIZER. Prioritizers prefer logical, analytical, fact based, critical, and realistic thinking. They use time effectively and focus on the highest-value tasks, accurately completing significant amounts of work. They analyze project goals and strive to achieve the desired outcomes.”

AND WHAT ABOUT YOU?

What’s your favorite Bond movie?

Mine is Skyfall, hands down…

And here are some of my favorite Skyfall lines:

Age is no guarantee of efficiency. Q

Youth is no guarantee of innovation.  James Bond

Sometimes the old ways are the best. Eve

Doctor Hall: Agent?
James Bond: Provocateur.
Doctor Hall: Woman?
James Bond: Provocatrix.
Doctor Hall: Heart?
James Bond: Target.

James Bond: Will your friends be joining us?
Severine: That, I’m afraid, is inevitable.

Silva: Huh, you’re trying to remember your training now. What’s the regulation to cover this? Well, first time for everything. Yes?
James Bond: What makes you think this is my first time?

James Bond: Are you ready?
Kincade: I was ready before you were born, son.

Silva: You see what comes of all this running around, Mr. Bond? All this jumping and fighting, it’s exhausting. Relax. You need to relax.

Gareth Mallory: So, 007. Lots to be done. Are you ready to get back to work?
James Bond: With pleasure, M. With pleasure.