Because the giving and receiving of feedback at university is critical to academic success, we’ve provided our own error-correction code for tutors and students to use. We believe that language learning is best enhanced when learners have the tools necessary to recognise the mistakes they’ve made and attempt to fix it for themselves.
“Well done. This is good information.”
“Very well done. This is excellent information.”
“This expression is too unclear to understand or fix. Please re-write it again more carefully.”
“This information is not relevant to this assignment. Please consider removing or changing it.”
“The words between these square brackets should be deleted.”
Much research has been conducted into this [exciting] topic.
Much research has been conducted into this topic. ✔
“The words between these brackets should be reordered.”
The man <English studies> every day.
The man studies English every day. ✔
“You are missing a cohesive device here, or the device you have used is not correct.”
In second, studies have shown that pollution has a negative impact on health. #
Secondly, studies have shown that pollution has a negative impact on health. ✔
“You have used a lower case letter here but this should be a capital letter.”
Elvis presley was the king of rock. ↑
Elvis Presley was the king of rock. ✔
“You have used a capital letter here but this letter should be lower case.”
The Teacher is clearly interested in the topic. ↓
The teacher is clearly interested in the topic. ✔
“These words are spelled incorrectly.”