The Language Workshop

A resource for academic language

Are you having trouble structuring a paper? Do you want some feedback on the language in your oral presentation? If so, the Language Workshop can help you. The Language Workshop is open to all undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate students at Uppsala university and is free of charge. We offer consultations in both Swedish and English.

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Closed for the Christmas holidays

The Language Workshop will be closed from Thursday, 21 December, and opens again on Monday, 8 January 2018.

Projects and development

The Language Workshop is constantly developing, to find new ways to help students improve their language proficiency. Our current projects, which focus on academic English, are:

  • Courses in academic writing and oral presentations in English for international students.
  • Scriptor, a digital resource for academic writing. What is Scriptor?

Learn more

Dictionaries

  • Subject guides, UU: This site provides links to a number of dictionaries and databases. Some of them are available to subscribers only. Uppsala University Library subscribes to them and they can be reached from any computer linked to the university network.
  • Synonym.com . A quick and easy-to-use dictionary which helps you find synonyms and antonyms.
  • FOLDOC. Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing

Grammar and Language

Guides to essay writing