Last Updated: Apr 17, 2015
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Focuses on idiomatic expressions, phrasal verbs, practical vocabulary expansion, and grammar usage in context.
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- Applied Communications Centre
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- Writing Centre
Located at four campuses, the Communications Centre is dedicated to improving student employability by developing written and verbal communication skills.
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- MasterFILE Elite
Indexes over 2300 general interest magazines and journals (1200 in full text). Includes more than 40 reference and travel books, an image collection, biographies and primary source documents. Covers most subjects including general reference, business, consumer health, general science, multi-cultural periodicals and much more.
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Offers full-text articles for 200 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports.
- Health Source: Consumer Edition
Includes 300 full text, consumer health periodicals, full text for nearly 1100 health-related pamphlets, 135 health reference books, more than 4500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish), Stedman's Medical Dictionary, and also includes Clinical Pharmacology (drug information).
- Sounds of English
Pronunciation help on the sounds of English, using pictures/photographs and sounds.
- 5 minute English
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- English as a Second Language Podcast
The podcasts are free but there is a fee to access transcripts and guides. Podcast topics include business, health, and relationships.
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- ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Many general listening exercises listed by levels (easy, medium, difficult) covering many everyday events such as dinner time, movie rentals, pizza delivery, phone messages and many more. There are also listening exercises for academic purposes.