In addition to the programs in the self access centre, there are many useful online resources to aid language learning. We have provided tips of sites that are specifically designed for university students as well other members of the university wishing to acquire or improve their language skills for their studies, teaching and research:

Study AbroadOpens external link in new windowCommunicating in Multilingual Contexts

CMC is an online service for students who want to prepare for a study period abroad. The program provides relevant vocabulary needed to cope in everyday student life and is not suited for beginners. Available languages: Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Slovak.

Studying in GermanyOpens external link in new windowUniComm German - Academic Phrasebank

UniComm German offers foreign students assistance for their studies in Germany. On the website you can find useful phrases, sample texts and intercultural advice for various communicative situations at university: consultation hours, e-mails, oral presentations and general participation in courses.

Exam PrepOpens window for sending emailIELTS Academic Test Preparation
Teaching in English

Opens external link in new windowUniComm English - Academic Phrasebank


UniComm English is an English phrasebank conceived for teachers and lecturers who would have to hold a course or even their consultation hours in English. It provides useful phrases needed in classroom and consultation scenarios.It also provides suggestions for the formulation of short texts (e.g. seminar announcements).

Presentations & DiscussionsOpens external link in new windowCUTE - English for Conferences (University of Warwick)
ENCUTE is a training program for professionals as well as higher education students and staff to develop their presentation and discussion skills in the area of academic English. Due to the fact that it works with authentic video material, it is also a useful tool to improve listening.
Academic WritingOpens external link in new windowAcademic Phrasebank at the University of Manchester

The academic phrasebank contains an extensive collection of phrases for writing academic papers in English.

TerminologyOpens external link in new windowIATE - InterActive Terminology for Europe
EU Official Languages

IATE is the inter-institutional terminology database of the European Union and provides reliable translations for technical terms from all fields in which the EU operates: Politics, International Relations, Law, Economics, Commerce and Finance, Social Issues, Education and Communication, Environment and Agriculture, Geography etc. IATE is available in all 24 EU official languages.

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