UTS Library

English Language

Useful information and resources to improve your English language skills.

Search the Library's catalogue to find relevant English learning resources.
Tip: use 'English language -- textbooks for foreign speakers' to find a list of textbooks and workbooks.

Improving your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills

Clarity English - Active Reading
Read different texts and learn many reading skills

Clarity English - Clear Pronunciation 1 (Sounds) and 2 (Speech)
1. Sounds - practise the full range of English sounds, in isolation, in words and sentences, and in wider texts
2. Speech - speak clearly with confidence (consonant clusters, word stress, sentence stress, connected speech and intonation)

Clarity English - Connect Speech
Pronunciation in authentic speech

Clarity English - Tense Buster
Break through the grammar barrier! Improve your grammar in 33 areas

Clarity English - Issues in English 2
Practise reading, writing, listening and speaking skills based on topics

EnglishCentral
Learning English via videos; sign up a free account and take courses or just view courses
Course categories include: Academic English, Business English, Career English, Meida English, Social English, Travel English, etc.

Australian Network - Learning English
Offers IELTS preparation, Australian life & culture and business communication.

Academic English

Clarity English - Study Skill Success V9
Help with developing academic study skills in a range of areas from speaking and listening to research, critical thinking and time management

AWE: Academic Writing in English
A complete course in academic writing, designed to help you improve your academic writing for a variety of purposes.
Available for: iPhone 3-6, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.Also on Google Play for Android.

UTS Library Study Skills – Writing, Reading & Speaking
Academic Writing Guide (academic writing, grammar, assignment types & research writing)
Speaking: Pronunciation, Clinically Speaking, Oral Presentation, Doctoral Assessment & Presenting a conference paper

Preparing your IELTS

Clarity English - Road to IELTS V2 (Academic Module & General Training Module)
With over 100 hours of interactive activities, advice videos from British Council experts, hints and tips on question types as well as downloadable practice tests

Study English - IELTS Preparation
A series of English language programs for intermediate to advanced learners

Subject based English learning

Clarity English - Business Writing
Core skills for business communication (emails, letters and reports, etc.)

Clarity English - It's Your Job
Advice videos from employers, key tips and practice activities

IEEE English for engineering
Users need to create a personal IEEE account.

Useful tools

Grammarly
Grammarly is an automated grammar tutor and revision tool for academic writing. It works one-on-one with a student to develop sentence-level writing skills, prevent plagiarism, and reinforce proper revision habits. Upload drafts of your writing assignments to receive immediate instructional feedback on over 100 points of grammar.
Grammarly is available to current UTS students and staff. Sign up an account using your UTS email address and access code.

Read & Write Gold
Read & Write Gold is a floating toolbar with great tools to help you improve your reading, writing and research skills. It can:

  • reads text out loud in natural voices from documents (MS Office, web browsers,  text and PDF)
  • identifies spelling errors using speech enabled dictionaries
  • guides correct English pronunciation and grammar
  • lists possible words with Text Prediction

Note: Read & White Gold is only available on public computers on campus.

Consultations and workshops

UTS HELPS
UTS: HELPS provides English language and academic literacy support to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students at UTS.

Improve your English Skills - UTS Library workshop
The Library runs workshops during semesters to guide students through relevant resources that can help with improving English skills.

  

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