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Reference Tools


Three Reference Tools are included in the course to help you with your learning. You can click on these sections at any time during the course. The Reference Tools include:

Building blocks Grammar and Structure
This section explains the grammar that will help you in each unit. You can click on highlighted grammar references throughout each unit. When you go to the Grammar and Structure section, you will see an explanation of the grammar concept and some grammar exercises that you can do if you need more practice.
Pencils for writing

Writing Tips
This section tells you the steps in the writing process: pre-writing, planning and organizing, creating an outline, drafting and revising, and fine tuning your language. You will also find samples of outlines for the various essay types. If you have problems coming up with ideas, or need help getting started in writing, this section will give you some helpful suggestions.

a glossary book Glossary
Certain words that may be new or difficult are highlighted with a dashed underline when they are used in the unit. You can click on the highlighted words and you will see the definition for the word and an example sentence. You can also use the Glossary Reference Tool to search for individual words by alphabet, unit, or part of speech.