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Introduction Developing academic English

Do you want to develop your English language skills to enhance your chances of success at Open University (OU) study? These brief tutorials are specifically aimed at students looking for support and guidance to improve their academic English. It focuses particularly on how to enhance your writing skills.

There are 10 videos to watch and 31 activities in this set of articles covering

  • a description of the level of English that is expected of you during your studies
  • tips and activities for developing your basic English
  • tips and activities to help you express your ideas well

If you haven't studied with the OU before, English skills for learning, a free course on OpenLearn, introduces academic reading and effective note-making strategies .

Last updated 4 months ago