Academic English skills development

Discover our 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-sessional Summer Courses

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

Visit The University of Manchester Library's 'My Learning Essentials' page for tips on presenting: