English skills

Subject Headings

Library resources are arranged by Dewey subject numbers

Australia-History 994
English language 428
English language- Dictionaries 423
English language- Grammar 428.2
English language- Usage 428.24
Letter writing 651.75 and 808.6
Listening 428.34
Spellers 428.1
Study skills 371.30281

Useful Resources

English dictionaries are found in the reference and lending collection at 423-427.

Some examples are:

Australian learners dictionary 423/AUST

Collins COBUILD English language dictionary 423/COLL

The Library also has dictionaries for languages other than English, some of these are: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Greek


Magazines (periodicals) are a source of current information and kept in the Main Collection.

Search by periodical title in TAFEcat.

Reference Collection

Encyclopaedias, dictionaries and handbooks are kept in Reference.

Library use only.

Australian encyclopedia 994.003/AUST

The Law handbook 349.944/LAWH

Macquarie thesaurus 423.1/MACQ

Literacy Collection

Adult readers are found in the Literacy Collection. Some books have cassettes or CDROMs so you can read and listen to the story.

Links to Useful Sites