Do you like to learn things on your own, on your own time? Or perhaps you want to ask for help, but no one is available? Our comprehensive list of online resources should keep you busy for a while.
Learn valuable strategies and information by selecting any of the resource topics. Whether you are looking to improve your skills, reach new goals, or try something different, our online resources can provide strategies and tips to help you grow.
LANGUAGE & WRITING RESOURCES
Explore the resources below to enhance your learning.
- Quizlet: Create and print vocabulary flashcards with pictures
- Vocabulary.com: Creates vocabulary tests; includes plain language dictionary specializing in academic and business vocabulary; usage examples include books and periodicals
- Wordsmyth Glossary Maker: Create your own glossary
- Language Guide: Vocabulary grouped by topic, beginner level
- Breaking News English: Vocabulary exercises based on current business news articles
- Business English Pod: A range of audio/video business vocabulary lessons
- Professional Word Web: Frequently used vocabulary of Business and Economics
- Voice of America Business WordBook: Glossary of basic business terms, audio, and illustrations
- Breaking News English: Vocabulary exercises based on current health news articles
- Englishclub.com: English for nurses and medical professionals
- Eslflow.com: Resources and links to sites that cover body/health vocabulary, communication, and doctor/patient dialogue
- YouTube: Medical Terms: Covers medical terms based on prefixes, roots, and suffixes
- Voice of America Health WordBook: Glossary of basic health terms that are defined, optionally read aloud, and illustrated
- Mathwords: Defines, illustrates, and exemplifies terms and formulas from beginning algebra to calculus
ESSAYS & Citation Styles:
- Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL): The essential online resource for all questions regarding academic writing, including essay formats, academic writing style for different disciplines, grammar, and citation styles.
The UBC Okanagan Calendar defined plagiarism as a form of academic misconduct in which “an individual submits or presents the oral or written work of another persona as his or her own”. Plagiarism is when there is no recognition of sources, other authors, etc. People are sometimes unaware of the necessity of citing every source, how much overlap between texts would be considered plagiarism, or simply careless about the information they are including in their paper.
MATH & SCIENCE RESOURCES
Trouble with math, physics, chemistry, or biology? These resources can help.