Studying and Student life

Study Aids

Toolboxes

English Toolbox

The English Toolbox is an online study aid for students or staff who would like to improve their English. The Toolbox is a list of specially selected websites categorized by subject, such as grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and reading, listening, speaking and writing. The Toolbox also contains information about level assessment and the official English tests such as TOEFL and IELTS. There is also a Legal English Toolbox. The Toolbox can be found on Blackboard as a button for each English course you are taking or it can be added via your Blackboard portal under the link ‘Add module'.

Toolbox Academic Dutch

The Toolbox Academic Dutch is an online self-study aid for students and staff who want to improve their Dutch. The clear structure helps you make a selection from the educational material. You can practice with the material that is specifically relevant for you, such as in the area of academic writing skills or presentation skills. The Toolbox also offers relevant reference works. You can add the Toolbox to your Blackboard portal: select 'Add Module' and click on the 'Add' button under the heading 'Language Tools'.

Toolbox NT2

The Toolbox NT2 is an online self-study aid for foreign students and staff who want to improve their Dutch. The Toolbox is a collection of links to good and useful websites that are categorized according to subject. You can practice grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. It also contains information about level assessment and official tests. This allows the Language Center to offer more customized language education. You can add the Toolbox to your Blackboard portal: select 'Add Module' and click on the 'Add' button under the heading 'Language Tools'.


Websites

The Language Center has developed a wide array of websites to support the learning process of various skills in Dutch and English.

Dutch:

English:

You can log in to the aforementioned websites with your Tilburg University username and password.