English language

  • If English is not your first language, you are likely be working hard to develop your written and spoken English language while you study.

    • Academic English Development at Brookes 
      Whilst no one in the university will proof-read your work our colleagues in Oxford Brookes International offer a range of courses to help you develop your communication skills.

    TextHelp (which is installed on all pooled university computers) has some resources that you may find useful including dictionaries, a word prediction tool, and a verb checker that will help you identify the correct form of a verb to use in your writing. For more on this, go to the assistive technology / apps page.

    • English for IELTS 6 and above
      (University of Adelaide) These web pages make difficult grammar and academic writing concepts easier to understand. The website covers areas such as articles (a/an/the), conditional forms, the passive voice, prepositions, tenses, essay writing and oral presentation skills.