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.
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.
Short and varied one off workshops and events designed to provide support with English language and academic study skills for University of Sheffield students.
Free part-time English language classes for the partners of degree level students at the University of Sheffield.
Writing and Speaking Advice
Online Writing Advisory Service
Get advice and support with your academic writing from our specialist tutors. This service allows degree level University of Sheffield students to submit a piece of writing and receive expert feedback on it along with suggestions on how to improve in the future.
Learn More (student login required)
Online Speaking and Language Advisory Service
45 minute one-to-one online sessions for degree level University of Sheffield students to help you practise your communication skills in English. Our specialist tutors can also answer any questions you may have about different aspects of English language, such as grammar or pronunciation.
Book a session (student login required)
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.
An example from our range of online academic literacy resources.
Dyslexia and SpLD Support
Student Dyslexia and SpLD Support
Our team offers specialist one to one support tutorials and advice to students with dyslexia or another specific learning difference (SpLD).
Dyslexia and SpLD support for students
Language Support Video
English Language Support at the ELTC
Learn more about the range of free English Language Support services offered to current degree level students by the University's English Language Teaching Centre in this short video.