Course – Study Skills

Study Skills

This course offers study-skill strategies for listening, reading, writing, speaking, thinking and research.  

up to 21 units across 6 topics

 45+ hours of self-guided “microlearning”

 400+ intermediate to advanced activities

develops advanced English, academic knowledge, study skills, critical thinking and autonomous learning

This engaging, interactive course has hundreds of e-learning activities, offering instruction and practice in developing useful study skills for academic contexts.

Our microlearning method means that you can improve every study skill in the order that best suits you or focus only on those skills that need the most attention. Whether you would benefit from additional guidance with your general academic skills or would like to enhance your listening, reading, speaking and writing, this comprehensive course covers the main competences of advanced academic English. 

After receiving topical and unit-based instruction, each skill can then be further developed in the Practice Labs, in which our authentic texts and activities can help to further enhance your study skills.

Explore units about:

Cognitive Skills

Listening Skills

Reading Skills

Research Skills

Speaking Skills

Writing Skills

Complete this course to:

+ learn how to improve academic, listening, reading, research, speaking and writing skills

+ become familiar with various strategies for effective study skills

+ develop an ability to take notes, recognise cues, summarise, analyse, debate, paraphrase, synthesise and define

+ become better able to succeed in an academic environment

Join the community and:

gain free access to this course

enjoy flexible learning and learner autonomy

unlock the activities that interest you most

download helpful unit transcripts and summaries

connect with other students and tutors

request support from our academic consultants