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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 language learners. It was designed by librarians to help staff and students to enhance their English language skills through various channels and at their own pace. There are four sections in this guide: General English, English for University Studies, Workplace English, and English Proficiency Tests.

Audiobook Platforms (Chinese)

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 (Chinese)