Online Course

Language for Academic Studies (LAS)

Language for Academic Studies is an interactive on-line academic skills course for UAL students to explore.  It can help you develop:

  • the academic English language skills you will need to successfully complete your studies
  • greater knowledge of the different types of University assignments and how to approach them with confidence
  • your listening skills; e.g., for¬†seminars and lectures
  • your speaking skills; e.g., for seminars, tutorials and group discussions
  • your reading skills; e.g., read more effectively and more efficiently
  • your writing skills; e.g., note taking, essays, dissertations, referencing, and finding YOUR voice
  • ways of learning that encourage independence and confidence

Each college has its own Language for Academic Studies course and you can find the LAS course on your Moodle page.