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.
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.
An academic word list of 570 word families, encompassing around 3000 total words, that are frequently found in academic texts in the arts, commerce, law, and science faculties. Developed by Professor Averil Coxhead of the Victoria University of Wellington.
Includes links to definitions from Cambridge Dictionary, as well as a link to flashcard app to practise.
This is a copyright free general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with some of the phraseological 'nuts and bolts' of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper. Other phrases are listed under the more general communicative functions of academic writing. It was designed primarily for international students whose first language is not English but is still a useful resource for native speaker writers.
Struggling with grammar? Making lots of little mistakes in your assignments? This is a fun website that has interactive exercises and YouTube videos. if you do not have time to do the exercises there are rules and tips on specific topics.
This site has some really good grammar quizzes. Check out the level 5 and 6 (medium to difficult) grammar quizzes, particularly the error correction exercises. Error correction is a good way to identify areas of grammar that you personally find challenging. There are also good exercises on sentence structure.
This short course will help you to avoid the most common grammar mistakes and improve the clarity of your writing. As an RMIT student, you can access LinkedIn Learning for free. If you do not have a LinkedIn Learning profile, select the link above, then select 'Sign in' then 'Join now'.