Below are some suggestions and resources for you to share with your child.
We also encourage you to come along to our regular Parent Workshops. More information about these and about your child’s course can be found on our Parent Portal.
Learners also have access to a wealth of material on their course website.
To improve your academic language…
Test your knowledge of the most common words in Academic English with the following websites:
Or here, organised by subject area:
Practise new vocabulary by noting and practising new academic words on a flashcard app like: https://quizlet.com/en-gb
To improve your academic reading …
Learn strategies for academic reading at www.writingcenter.unc.edu/esl/resources/academic-reading-strategies/
Discover how to read critically:
Read articles that interest you and are linked to your future subject from this free database of academic articles: www.doaj.org/
To improve your academic speaking and listening …
Listen to podcasts and lectures from the following sources:
Attend British Council events advertised here: www.britishcouncil.fr/en/events
To help prepare for IELTS…
Explore the format of the test here: www.ielts.org/about-the-test/sample-test-questions
To help choose a university and a career path…