Help Studying

Any learning can be stretching because we’re developing awareness and skills.   Sometimes, we can need a hand in becoming familiar with what a course is asking us to do.  This can involve developing your approach to study; learning how to research; planning or completing assessments.  People can find the course they’ve chosen has its own language as well.  ALNS helps people learn how to study, prepare for and apply for their chosen job or qualification.  

Fran has studied at Certificate, Degree and Post-Graduate levels as well as vocationally.  This experience helps her guide students with empathy.  Whether you are new to English or not, ALNS can offer the following types of support:

  • academic English (reading, writing, speaking, comprehension)
  • numeracy skills (maths & the language it uses)
  • practice for entry exams and psychometric tests
  • study skills (getting organised, note-taking, revising lessons, preparing or completing assessments)
  • research skills (library & online)
  • assignments (preparing to write, meeting assessment criteria; formatting)
  • using academic vs formal vs informal English
  • assignment proof-reading
  • exam/test preparation
  • referencing skills
  • computer skills
  • planning, preparing and delivering presentations
  • word processing in MS Word
  • spread-sheeting in MS Excel
  • database development in MS Access
  • presentations in MS PowerPoint


As well as being a qualified teacher, Fran has studied (and worked in) administration, strategic marketing, sales, intuitive work and personal development.  Her experience makes her pretty versatile in how and what she can help you with.


To discover how ALNS could help you, please call/sms 0413 525 114 or email Fran at