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Academic Language

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Grammarly@EDU
Grammarly
A web-based automated grammar tutor and revision tool for academic writing. Upload draft writing assignments to receive immediate instructional feedback on over 100 points of grammar, punctuation and style.

Grammarly Tutorial
A short (2:32 minutes) video on how to use Grammarly.

University of Manchester
Academic Phrasebank

The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation. Other phrases are listed under the more general communicative functions of academic writing.

Open University
English: skills for learning
A free course that lasts about 8 weeks, with approximately 3 hours' study time each week. You can work through the course at your own pace. You can receive a badge on completion

RMIT University
Learning Lab Writing Skills

Videos, tutorials and tips for academic writing. 

University of Wollongong
UniLearning

Contains a comprehensive range of interactive learning resources on many different writing and study skills required at university. The topics include effective writing at a university level; academic writing; essay writing; report writing; note-taking; critical thinking and the punctuation and grammar of writing sentences.

UTS Business School
Guide to Writing Assignments (PDF)

UTS Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Guide to the Writing and Presentation of Essays (PDF)

UTS Faculty of Law
Guide to Written Communication (PDF)

UTS Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health
Essential Information for NMH Students (PDF)

Monash University - Multiple Disciplines
Writing by Subject
Choose tutorials specific to your discipline area to improve your ability to write at university.

University of Sydney - Science and Engineering
WRiSE - Write Reports in Science and Engineering
iWrite - Writing Engineering Assignments

Lynda.com
Business Communication
Improve your communication skills - in writing, face-to-face conversations, presentations, interviews, and more - by watching these online tutorials.

AMES
AMES English for Health Professionals: Nurses
AMES English for Health Professionals: Doctors
Online English courses for nurses and doctors.

UTS Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health
Clinically Speaking
A resource to help you succeed on clinical placements by improving your communication with patients, their families and staff.

Scitable
Scientific Communication

Communication is an integral part of the research you perform as a scientist and a crucial competence for a successful career, in this site you will find dozens of resources to help you master scientific communication.