Coping with study stress

Do you find studing stressful? Match the headings and read tips about how to control stress as a student!

Indonesian flag The text features the word stress 23 times. Indonesians should pay careful attention to the words surrounding stress, or words that ‘collocate‘ with stress. You might also want to take a look at this earlier post dealing with stress.

Remember to read the instructions carefully before you begin! ×
  1. Skim read the paragraphs below.
  2. Click or touch an empty heading and then click or touch a heading from the list that appears.
  3. Click or touch 'Check Answers'.

To change a heading, click the heading you wish to change and select another from the list that appears.

This activity includes 6 paragraphs.

There are more headings than paragraphs!

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Academic Hangman

A version of hangman featuring words from the Academic Word List (AWL), and a built-in homework activity for anyone who needs the practice.

Remember to read the instructions carefully before you begin! ×
  • Click or tap letters to reconstruct words taken from the academic word list.
  • Click or tap 'Next word' to get another word.
  • For each word you begin with 9 lives.
  • After you have guessed 5 words correctly, you will be invited to write a text using those words.
  • Alternatively you can reload the page and play again!

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Correctly guessed words

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Lookitup!

To help you with your academic vocabulary Pak Guru has chosen an academic word from the dictionary.

Can you guess what the word is?

Don't worry, Pak Guru will help you if your first guess is incorrect!

Type your guess in the field below and press 'ENTER'.

Japan earthquake – tenses

There have been a lot of earthquakes recently, including this one on Japan’s Hokkaido island. Current news stories – although often tragic – are full of interesting grammar as they include past and finished, recently finished, as well as ongoing events and situations. See if you can choose the correct tenses from the news coverage. Continue reading

More papers and paper

For all you ‘visual learners’ out there, here’s a video version of a previous post in which we looked at the difference between the countable and uncountable forms of the word ‘paper’.

After watching the video you might want to have a go at the gapfill activity accompanying the last post dealing with ‘paper’!