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Online Academic English and Skills Development Material

(University of Manchester students only)

The online materials below are a collection of interactive activities designed to help develop your academic language skills. There are currently four topics available: Reading, Writing, Study Skills and Academic Language. Each main topic has a number of sub-topics. Each sub-topic has a short description of the content of the activity. Select the category you are interested in and follow the instructions.

Pre-session Summer Courses

A 'bank' of language useful for academic writing. Choose from categories such as 'Writing Introductions', 'Comparing and contrasting' and 'Describing non-verbal data'.

A review of important things to remember when giving presentations, including preparation, structure, delivery and a Dos and Don'ts checklist.