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Instructor at ADA University

Tamilla Mammadova is an instructor of Writing and Information Literacy at ADA University, Azerbaijan, Baku. She holds PhD in Applied Linguistics from University of Santiago de Compostela. Dr. Mammadova's areas of interest are evaluation of English language teaching materials, the use of technology in modern classes, spoken English, and Corpus Linguistics. 

Engaging Your Class in Peer-Listening During Presentations

Being teachers and instructors, we frequently include oral presentations into our syllabi. Unlike other group or individual activities, Power Point presentations on a particular...

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Incorporating Quotations, Claims, & Evidence

A PowerPoint presentation that breaks down different types of evidence and explains how and when to use them.
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Avoiding ‘Thing’ Words

I'll admit right off the bat that my major pet peeve is 'thing' words. Something. Nothing. Anything. Everything. And just plain old thing. In...
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Post-It Notes Activity

This is a great first-day exercise used to create a sense of community as well as clarify questions or misconceptions about the course. It can also be used mid-semester as a check-in for the class.