Are you a teacher whose students seem to be more gifted at copying and pasting online texts than actually thinking for themselves?
Do you feel suspicious when you read your students’ homework and it appears that they have gained native speaker-level writing skills overnight?
Are you concerned that your students think you are a fool who won’t be able to spot their blatant cheating?
Do you need to learn about or brush up on the most common types of plagiarism?
This really helpful infographic from elearninginfographics via blog.plagiarismsearch.com is here to help! Discover the top ten types of plagiarism, including the classic ‘Mashup’ – where a student brings together words from a variety of sources, and passes this hybrid off as their own work – without the relevant citation.
It may be useful for Polish learners of English to remember that English has a much larger vocabulary than Polish. Estimates suggest that there are five times more words in English than in Polish. Here we can see cases where two different words in English mean the same word in Polish. The student has to choose the correct word. They have a 50/50 chance!
Of course, this can lead to a lot of errors and misunderstandings, so it’s worth learning the table below:
This fun and multifaceted writing activity includes story planning, writing an article or story for a newspaper or magazine, grammar practice in the form of writing wh-questions and yes/no questions, and also group work with students creating, producing, performing, and peer-assessing role plays based on the original stories!
Download the free worksheets below and get your students to use their imaginations on the topic of My Life Without…