International English Centre (IEC)

Hello I'm Sarah Gwenlan, the subject librarian for International English Centre. This page is designed to help you get the most out of our resources. Please get in touch with any questions, I'm here to help!
I usually work Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm. Contact me via email: ssg@aber.ac.uk or phone: 01970 621870

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Resources

Have a look through the tabs to explore the resources we have available in the International English Centre.


Printed Materials

Printed Materials

The main collection of printed material e.g. books, journals, reference and quick reference, can be found in the Hugh Owen Library on Level F (top floor):

 

PE1001-1693 English grammar
PE1199 Grammar for academic purposes
PE1128 English vocabulary
PE1400 – PE1450 Academic writing
STUDY LB2395 Study skills
LB1049-1050 Reading skills
PE1128 & PN151 English for business
STUDY T11 English for Science
PE1128 IELTS exam preparation
PE1128 Teaching English as a Second/ Foreign Language
LB1580 Teaching English as a foreign language for children

Graded Reading

Graded Reading

The graded reading collection consists of simplified retellings of popular titles, offering a step by step approach to the joys of reading. They are designed to be accessible to all levels of english learners, from Level 1 (beginner) to Level 6 (advanced.) They can be found on Level D of Hugh Owen Library.

An image of the graded reading collection

Information Skills

Information Skills

See our Information Skills pages for information on:

  • finding printed materials in the library
  • finding and evaluating electronic information
  • keeping up to date in your subject of study
  • effective study and bibliographic referencing
  • library induction and skills training

Effective Study

Effective Study

The collection is especially useful for students whose first language is not English. It covers such topics as how to research and study, writing skills, academic writing, English usage, time management, communications skills and some general guides to research and study. The collection is located on Level D in Hugh Owen Library and on the main floor in Thomas Parry. Items start with the classmark STUDY.
Use Primo to search the library catalogue, manage your library loans, and to discover e-books, e-journals and databases.