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Student Resources

There are a number of great resources at UH and online that can help you through your journey of learning English at UH. Here are some of them.

UH Campus Resources

Online Resources

  • ReadLang: you can download ReadLang to your web browser and read anything on the internet with a built-in bilingual dictionary. You can also create flashcards from the words that you look up.
  • Vocabulary.com: play a vocabulary challenge game using your own word list or words generated by the program.
  • Quizlet.com: make an online deck of flashcards and study anything you want.
  • FreeRice.com: play an online vocabulary game that donates food to the hungry as you play.]
  • Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL): this website has an amazing amount of information about academic writing, and it’s especially useful when you’re learning how to use academic citations in your papers.
  • The Academic Word List: this is a list of words that come up frequently in English academic writing.
  • The ELI Student Handbook (archive): if you’re interested in learning more about the ELI, or what to do in case you run into any trouble, check out this resource. Some of it is a little out of date, but it has some great resources.

ELI Student Handbook Archive

This handbook is full of a lot of good information. Some of it is out of date, but you can still learn a lot about the ELI and the different ways it can help you as a UH student. Table of Contents Aloha and welcome! What is the ELI? What is its role at UHM? How can …