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English Language

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Clarity English

Clarity English
A collection of interactive online activities to develop general and business English skills


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

Read & Write Toolbar

A floating toolbar with great tools to help you improve your reading and writing.  It can read text out loud from documents, identify spelling errors, guide correct English pronunciation and grammar, and list possible words with Text Prediction.
Note: Only available on public computers on campus. Click on the Read&Write icon on the desktop to activate the floating toolbar. 
For help getting started watch the Video: Read&Write Gold - Using the Main Toolbar

ABC Australia: Learn English

Learn English
High-quality English language learning videos, supported by additional material and social media communities where you can practice your conversational English and keep updated with regular tips and advice.

English Grammar and Style

English Grammar and Style
A free online course to Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.  Offered by The University of Queensland.


Register for free and develop your English Listening and speaking skills. Video tutorials are provided for all levels.
Course categories include: Academic English, Business English, Career English, Media English, Social English, Travel English, etc. 

Note: You can access videos and courses freely at the level when you registered.  If you want to upgrade your learning level, you need to pay.

Cambridge Dictionary

Cambridge Dictionary is a free online dictionary including Learner’s Dictionary, Grammar and new words blogs.

  • Learner’s  Dictionary has clear definitions with examples, synonyms, pronunciations and translations.
  • Grammar is ideal for learners of English looking for clear explanations of natural written and spoken English.


TIP: Search the Library's Catalogue to find relevant English learning resources.
Try keywords like ''English language -- textbooks for foreign speakers' to find a list of textbooks and workbooks.