Open Learning Resources
The English Department’s open learning resources consist of freely available internet-based tools to help you cope more effectively with academic texts in English.
These resources include:
Roads to Academic Reading
This set of instructional tools include a text-profiler that lets you copy-paste your own text into a text-box to see which high-frequency academic words you should focus on first. The text-profiler works with flashcards, sets of vocabulary exercises and other unique features to help you understand and remember the key words you meet in your academic texts.
Click here for a virtual tour of these tools.