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Academic English skills

Improve your language skills by joining one of our Academic English classes for UAL students - or sign up to study a course online.

Classes cover everything you need to complete your studies, from speaking about your work to dissertation and advanced academic writing.

Online courses

Academic Language Skills

You can study English anywhere and at your own pace with Language Development online courses. Our online programme will help you with skills for speaking, reading, writing and listening. 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.

College classes

Our Academic English classes take place in all the Colleges and you can attend any of them. Each class has 6 sessions and you must book them individually.

Language of Academic Writing

  • This course is a general introduction to good academic writing.
  • Available to book in autumn term, October 2019.

Speaking, Fluency and Pronunciation

  • Builds your confidence speaking with students and staff.
  • Available to book in autumn term, October 2019.

Language of Advanced Academic Writing

  • For students who have completed the Language of Academic Writing course.
  • Available to book in autumn term, October 2019.