This is a selection of resources for those wishing to improve their scientific and academic writing in English. It showcases a selection of max 30 online resources inluding online course, face to face courses, academic word lists, online data bases, concordancers, corpora as well as some diy tools.
Face to face courses
V Escribir ciencia en inglés (Universidad de Murcia)
Webcorp (The web is your corpus)
Taporware tools (Alberta)
Antconc (Win, MacOS, lINUX)
Web as a corpus (n-gram browser)
Microsoft n-gram tool (just for fun and interesting lists of most frequent 100k words based on bing data mining)
Academic words in American English (Mark Davies COCA)
CRA (Corpus of Research Articles)
British Academic Written English Corpus (BAWE) Sketch engine gateway
BAWE corpus (Coventry site)
Do-it-yourself tools & Advanced users
Beautifulsoup parser (Python)
Using COCA (Corpus of Contemporary American English)
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