A collection of downloadable pdf guides including: writing CVs, business emails and letters; and basic grammar guides.
A 23-unit course with videos and exercises to prepare for study at university
A large well-organised library of PowerPoint templates. Free.
A relatively short but useful guide to academic presentations with useful pdf downloads such as a presentation planner worksheet
A pdf of materials and slides from a workshop on cohesion including vocabulary and examples
A 2-page pdf with explanations and examples of usage for some less common punctuation marks.
A large and comprehensive site covering many different genre of academic writing.
An online quiz with feedback to help you understand what is and isn't plagiarism.
An essay largely on paraphrasing and summarising, with examples and tips.
A comprehensive guide to reading a cause and effect article including different structures, inferring and vocabulary. Example text is non-academic.
A guide to reflection from the Queen Mary University with a 12-page downloadable pdf version
A fairly brief introduction to reflective writing from Cambridge University
A collection of web pages on different aspects of reflective writing including many useful links.
A comprehensive guide to reflective writing from the University of Hull library.
A fairly brief but effective guide to reflective writing from the University of Portsmouth. Includes a downloadable pdf summary.
A short but comprehensive guide to relative clauses with an online practice exercise.
7 online exercises to learn and practice replacing informal with academic language.
A list of reporting verbs organised by whether they express approval or disapproval of the reported ideas. There is a pdf version which can be downloaded.
A quick guide to the two types of quotation, using them effectively, and using them carefully.
A brief guide giving simple but useful rules for improving the improvability of your writing.
A collection of advice on Study skills
A list of 13 pieces of advice for writing in political theory, aimed at undergraduates but useful for all.
A 2-page pdf with brief advice for those who may be anxious in seminars.
*Link to library catalogue*Â "Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier."
*Link to library catalogue*Â Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier.<br />
"Speakout is the English language course that includes video content from the BBC to engage students and make teaching easier."
An academic writing handbook chapter on supporting claims in academic writing.
A very brief explanation of synthesising with some helpful examples