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The most comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications available.
BlackWords covers all forms of creative writing, plus film, television, criticism and scholarship, both by and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and literary and storytelling cultures. Please be aware that BlackWords contains images and information about people who have died.


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Clarity English

Clear Pronunciation 1 V11

Not sure how to improve your English pronunciation? See how Clear Pronunciation 1 helps you step by step.

1. Listen to native speakers and copy their example.
2. Watch animations of how to make individual sounds.
3. Record and compare your pronunciation with others.
4. Learn to read pronunciation with the International Phonemic Alphabet (IPA). 

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Clear Pronunciation 2 V11

Continue to improve your English pronunciation.

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Practical Writing V11

Practical Writing is for students who need to use written English both in their studies and in their personal life. Whether you are writing a descriptive essay for your teacher or sending a message to a friend, Practical Writing helps you structure your message, select the right vocabulary and choose the most appropriate style.

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Fun activities for children and adults learning a language for the first time. Includes English (EAL/ESL), French, Japanese, Mandarin and more. Library card number required, use PIN provided.

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LOTE4Kids is an eResource that aims to engage families and support kids learning languages. Kids can access our catalogue of 2,750+ digital books in 60+ languages! Library card number required.


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Road to IELTS (General training)

Prepare for your International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam with 120 hours of intensive practice on the four test modules - reading, writing, listening and speaking. Apps available for Android and Apple devices (tablets only).

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