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Online Resources for Self-Directed English Language Learning

This guide will introduce various useful resources for self-directed English language learning.

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This is a self-study guide for English learners. It aims at supporting staff and students to learn English via various channels at their own pace. There are four sections in this guide: General English, English for University Studied, Workplace English, English Proficiency Test.

Audiobooks are immensely helpful for language learning. This page introduces audiobook platforms, selected audiobooks and e-books to help you learning English.

Audiobook Platforms

HyRead Audiobook

The platform provides various book titles for English learning. Content of each book can be play aloud online. Click here for steps to view audio books in your personal devices. 




iRead eBook 

It is an e-book platform that contains over 100 audiobooks in a variety of subjects, including English learning. Content of each book can be play aloud online. 



Featured Audio Books

Other Featured E-books