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Academic English Skills

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Improve your language skills with our art and design focussed Academic English Skills Courses

Term 3 Academic English Skills classes are now finished. Our new Academic English Skills classes will be available to book here next term. We will post more details closer to the time.

Self study course: Language for Academic Studies

Language Development's online course for art and design students. Our online programme will help you with the speaking, reading, writing and listening skills you will need for your course subjects.

Subjects include:

  • Seminar participation, group work and presentations.
  • Interacting with different departments and staff members.
  • Preparing for and attending lectures and note taking skills.
  • Effective academic reading and research strategies.
  • Academic writing skills and referencing conventions.

Log into Moodle to access these courses.

Academic English resources

Our Language Development tutors have created a list of useful links to free UAL and external online resources.

Resources include:

  • Key UAL services
  • Online dictionary
  • Phrase banks.
  • Referencing guide.
  • Useful book chapters.

Academic English resources  (PDF 359 KB)