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Academic English for University

Listening skills

Listening tests and lecture listening practice.


from referencing to

paragraphing to

research skills


Academic reading tests and skills

Listening Resources

Listening Tests

Academic listening tests with a range of questions types. 10-15 minutes. Click here.

BBC English

30+ listenings based on news and current affairs. Open questions. Click here.

HBR Tests

Harvard Business Review - short three minute business listening tests. Click here.

TED Talks

14+ TED TALK lectures. A range of different topics with open questions.  Click here.

Listening lectures

40-50 minute 'real' lectures from Stanford, Harvard, Oxford Universities. Click here.


Dictation and gap fill exercises based on the academic Word List. Click here.

Writing Resources

Writing Skills

Everything to do with academic writing. Referencing to paragraphing. Click here.

Argument essays

10x Two-sided argument essays - general and academic texts 400-800 words. Click here.

SPSE essays

 SPSE: Situation, Problem, Solution, Evaluation essay writing. Click here.


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Reading Resources

Reading tests

AEUK reading tests. Academic texts with a variety of question types. Click here.

Reading Summary

Read, identify the main points & write a  summary. Click here.

Reading Skills

Different reading texts and exercises to improve reading skills. Click here.

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Speaking Resources


 Academic presentations, signposting language and delivery tips.  Click here.


Academic debating at university, debate phrases and key processes. Click here.


Seminars are small group discussions. Seminar phrases and advice. Click here.

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