Improving your reading skills

I have a lot of students who ask me how they can improve their reading skills. Often students need to get a good score in their IELTS exam and they have found out that they don’t do very well in the reading part. The thing I tell my students is that there is no quick fix! There … Read more

Speed reading

One of the things that you have to do at university is read. A lot. Probably you take a look at your reading list which you are given and your heart sinks. How will you ever read everything that you are meant to read? Well, the first things to understand that you don’t have to … Read more

Journal articles are Academic English!

Students generally don’t read academic journal articles. (Well, for that matter, how many people do?) The thing is, these journal articles show you exactly what Academic English really is. The reason students don’t generally read journal articles is that they don’t know where to find them and if they do find one, then it is … Read more