English Language Support

Our centre offers a wide range of English language support & development services to students and staff at the University of Sheffield. Find out more below:

Free classes and workshops

English Language Support (ELS) Classes

Free weekly part-time classes running throughout the Autumn and Spring semesters designed to develop your academic literacy, English language and communication skills.

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Departmental Language Programme (DLP)

Free, subject-specific classes designed to develop your academic English, communication and academic literacy skills, taught in collaboration with your academic department.

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Academic Sessions

Short and varied one off workshops and events designed to provide support with English language and academic study skills for University of Sheffield students.

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Partners English

Free part-time English language classes for the partners of degree level students at the University of Sheffield.

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Online Materials

Language Support Hub

Our internet based hub for current University students containing online language materials and seminars to help you improve your academic English skills. The hub also contains links to external sites and online tools designed to build your confidence and English language abilities.

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Academic Literacy Resources

Meeting the expectations of your department is an essential component of academic writing at University. These interactive online resources are designed to improve the skills and language required to succeed within your academic department.

Online Academic Literacy Resources