Free Academic Resources
A selection of top quality websites to help improve your academic skills quickly through self-study – just click on the picture or ‘practice exercises. For extra practice, help and advice book a lesson
Top quality resource for academic listening. The website has
activities in summarising, note-taking, gap filling and advice.
The listening texts cover a range of genres.
Upper-intermediate to proficiency
A number of academic texts checking full comprehension.
The website offers strategies, note-taking exercises,
advice on an overall development at academic level.
An excellent website with lots of exercises covering
a wide range of academic vocabulary. Academic word list,
collocations, word forms, formal verbs, concordance and much more.
Paragraphing, topic sentences, plagiarism, referencing,
citation (in-text referencing) organisation etc..
Everything you need to know for university writing.
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Lots of example phrases to practice and use.
There’s a pronunciation section, giving presentations,
features of academic speaking etc…