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Reading and Study Skills



The Academic Word List


The Academic Word List contains 570 word families which appear frequently in a broad range of academic texts. These are not the 570 most common words in English; they are the ones you will encounter most often while reading in university - as well as in newspapers, magazines, and on the internet. If you want to improve your vocabulary, this is a very good place to start.



Reading Suggestions for ESL students


Suggestions from various sources of good books (mostly fiction and biographies) for ESL students - in downloadable pdf format.  



The College Info Geek  


A website, YouTube channel, and a downloadable book on various aspects of succeeding in college. Start with ...



How (Not) to Study


An article in the New York Times says, "Psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong."









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