This guide will help you locate resources about ESOL
Use the page tabs above to find relevant online and library resources.
Clarity English includes the following products: Road to IELTS, Active Reading and Tense Buster.
Road to IELTS - International English Language Testing System
Road to IELTS is the British Council’s comprehensive, 100% online IELTS preparation and practice course. This includes over 300 interactive activities, 17 videos giving advice and tutorials, hints and tips and 36 practice tests. 2 options - General Training module or the Academic module. Limited access - 50 concurrent licences.
Active Reading - Learn to love reading!
Active Reading helps you improve your reading skills. You will read different texts and learn many new reading skills. Throughout the program, learners work with texts which are relevant, stimulating and lively (topics include travel, fashion, gaming) each with a range of thought-provoking activities.
The program has six levels from Elementary to Advanced, with ten units in each level. Each unit has a topic and a focus on a reading skill or subskill. At the lower levels these include vocabulary strategies and understanding your purpose for reading. At the Advanced level students learn to infer meaning in a text and study structure and organisation. Limited access - 50 concurrent licences.
Tense Buster - Break through the grammar barrier!
Tense Buster helps you improve your grammar in 33 key grammar areas from the simple present tense at the Elementary level to phrasal verbs at the Advanced level. It also helps with listening, vocabulary and study skills.
Within each unit, learners both encounter and use a variety of text types from radio broadcasts to quizzes to newspaper articles. Each unit includes both controlled practice exercises and free activities to complete away from the computer. Limited access - 50 concurrent licences.
read&write is a software program that provides reading, comprehension, writing and study skills support across multiple operating systems, web browsers, and document formats (including Microsoft Office 365, Google files, PDFs). read&write is installed on all TAFE NSW computers and is available for download on personal computers for use at home.
If you wish to install the software on your own device, use the appropriate instructions:
Clickview eVideos : 3000+ educational videos on a wide range of course related topics. Use your TAFE username and password.
After logging in, you can browse the subject collections, or search by title or keyword. You can view any program and create your own playlists for future viewing. If a teacher sends you a playlist, simply log in to watch the eVideo. You will also find a link to ClickView eVideos in your TAFE Student Portal > My Learning box > ClickView eVideo Collection. Please Sign out of ClickView when finished - use link under your name at top right of screen.
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