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English language resources

Tools and services to help overseas students improve English language skills. Not sure what's best for you? Talk with an Academic Skills Advisor from the Library.

Improve your English

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English practice activities

Road to IELTS

120 hours of BBC English created self-study materials, which cover reading, listening, speaking and writing as well as timed examination materials and authentic texts. Click Road to IELTS (Clarity English) beneath View Online.

STAR pronunciation 

A series of three videos which helps students work on their English pronunciation.

ABC Education: Learn English

Learn English

Video courses, listening resources and articles about learning English that cover pronunciation, grammar, idioms and learning tips.

Academic English video courses developed by RMIT Training.

Academic word list tool

Learning Lab: Academic word list tool

Complete academic wordlist with many short, fun practice activities to enhance academic writing vocabulary.

International student tips

Learning Lab: International student tips

Short videos from former students with tips on studying, free time English language activities and staying motivated. 

International student stories

Learning Lab: International student stories

Introduces key concepts necessary for study success (student expectations, referencing, assignment writing and critical thinking) with links to other modules in the Learning Lab. Videos of students sharing experiences in adapting to study in Australia.  

Useful websites

Learning Lab: Useful websites

List of 15 websites for academic and general English listening, reading and grammar.