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Resources for those who wish to improve their English language.


"Universities are responsible for ensuring their students are sufficiently competent in the English language to participate effectively in their university studies" (Australian Universities Quality Agency, 2009, p.3).

The ECU English Language Proficiency (ELP) Strategy is designed to assist all ECU students to graduate with agreed levels of English language proficiency.

Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA). (2009). Good practice principles for English language proficiency for international students in Australian universities. Canberra, Australia: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

If there isn't a link for book titles, just copy and paste the title into the ECU WorldSearch box and follow the prompts to link to the eBook or check for print copies on the shelf. Similarly, with journal titles or video titles, just copy and paste the title into the ECU WorldSearch box. We're in the process of adding links to resources in the guide.

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Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.