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Support for International Students from DLC

The following activities have all been designed to help you to develop your skills in Academic English.  You can see a summary of each activity on this page, together with a link to begin.  Alternatively you can choose an activity directly from the menu.

Academic Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz asks you to match 15 Academic English words with their definitions.  Make your choices from the list and click submit to see how you did!

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Paraphrasing Activity

This activity invites you to read a short article and then complete a number of activities to build up your skills in paraphrasing.

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Subject Specific Vocabulary Activity

This activity gives you some ideas for how to increase your understanding of vocabulary that is specific to your subject.

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