English Communication Resources

With regular practice, you can keep improving your communication skills while you study at UNSW. Choose your favourite resources and activities below and make a plan to practise every day.

Speaking

English Communication Resources

Writing

English Communication Resources

Reading

English Communication Resources
  • Communication Coach
    Adaptive language support tool free for UNSW students.

  • Effective reading and note-taking
    Includes strategies for effective reading, note-taking and selecting information for your assignments.

  • Blitz
    UNSW students’ guide to what’s on around campus, plus pop-culture and current affairs. Read, listen or watch online, or pick up a print copy of the magazine on campus.

  • Tharunka
    UNSW’s independent student magazine. Read articles online, or pick up a print copy from campus. You can also contribute your own writing to Tharunka.

  • UNSW News
    Read about the latest UNSW research and events, as well as opinion pieces from UNSW academics.

  • The Conversation
    Research-based news written by academics, including contributions from UNSW

  • The Sydney Morning Herald
    Local Sydney newspaper.

Listening

English Communication Resources

Vocabulary and grammar

English Communication Resources

Academic skills resources

See the UNSW academic skills page for many more resources, including the Moodle resources library.​