University of Eswatini

Department of Academic Communication Skills

Department of Academic Communication Skills


The Department aims at upgrading the academic communication skills of students by offering English for Academic purposes, as a means of enabling students to acquire the requisite English proficiency to cope with the demands of University studies. The programme includes the teaching of study skills, listening, writing and reading for academic purposes, remedial grammar and the writing of research papers and project reports. 


  • To provide instruction in English for Academic Purposes to all students of the University.
  • To inculcate productive, receptive and study skills which are appropriate and adequate for students’ learning activities in their various disciplines.
  • To provide individualised attention to students through Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) programmes offered through the Self Access Centre.
  • To carry out research in Academic Communication Skills and related fields.