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Headway Academic Skills Introductory Reading, Writing and Study Skills e-book

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Headway Academic Skills Introductory Reading, Writing and Study Skills e-book

Format: Online resource

A four-level, paired skills course that teaches students in higher education the essential skills for academic success.

Now with Oxford Online Skills Program to improve reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Strands available:
Reading, Writing, and Study Skills
Listening, Speaking, and Study Skills

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-474220-7

Headway Academic Skills is available as an e-book, with interactive features designed specifically for language learners. Available for iPad and tablets for Android via the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf app and online on a computer at Learners study online or on a tablet and their work syncs between devices.

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Key features

  • Automatically marked, interactive activities
  • Personalise your e-book: Save written or spoken notes anywhere on the page. Use the pen tool to draw and highlight
  • Easy to get around: Bookmarks, jump to page, thumbnail sorter


Headway Academic Skills can be used independently, or alongside a general English coursebook such as New Headway or New Headway Plus.

Designed for students moving on to academic studies or for those on a foundation programme, the series focuses on improving students' academic skills by:
  • Developing the specific skills required for academic studies through a wide range of topics relevant to higher education.
  • Exploring strategies to help students with new vocabulary, and to record, vary, and build their vocabulary.
  • Offering guidance in undertaking research, and in acknowledging sources.
  • Providing plenty of guided practice as well as freer practice to encourage learner independence in both pdf and word format for adapting to individual class needs.
Teacher's Guides are available at each level, with lesson notes, background information, answer keys to the Student Book activities, and photocopiable extension activities.

The accompanying CD-ROM provides a range of tests. Class audio CDs are provided for the Listening, Speaking, and Study Skills titles.

The new Oxford Online Skills Program offers students targeted and motivating practice to improve the relevant language skills in each strand (Reading and Writing, Listening and Speaking). Teachers can also use our online Learning Management System to easily manage and measure student progress.

Licence Terms

The licence period for this product is perpetual.
The use of this product is subject to the Oxford Learners Bookshelf terms and conditions.