Prepare students for the IELTS exam as well as future academic study. With its focus on academic skills, this updated version of Focus on IELTS equips students for both the IELTS examination, and the tools that they need for academic life.
Academic English is an EAP Course Book & Syllabus, including IELTS Practice sections. It combines a comprehensive syllabus and reliable teaching resources, work book exercises, and complete resource lists, making it the primary text for EAP teachers and students alike, both as a study guide for students, and a source book for teachers. This course book has been designed for the International Student wishing to study Academic English and seeking to achieve a level that will gain Direct Entry into a college or university of choice in a Western country like Australia, the United Kingdom, or the United States of America. It is also designed for students who wish to bring their level of English up to an acceptable International Standard, but not necessarily wishing to go overseas for further study. The lesson structure has been designed by a team of professional IELTS and Academic English teachers, and is enhanced by a set of published resources readily available in most countries of the world.
Release on 2010 | by Morgan Terry,Sue O'Connell,Judith Wilson
Author: Morgan Terry,Sue O'Connell,Judith Wilson
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Summary: This provides: detailed information about the IELTS exam ; guided practice for all four skills in each of the ten modules ; language input for speaking and writing ; hints and tips to help with special areas of difficulty ; language review at the end of each module, focussing on key academic language ; five self-check progress tests recycling key language and skills in new contexts ; guidance on assessing your writing ; ideas for speaking and writing about the topics in reading and listening texts ; tips on how to improve your performance in all four skills ; and detailed answer key and audio scripts.
"With its increased focus on academic skills, this updated version of Focus on IELTS not only prepares your students for the IELTS examination but also equips them with the tools that they need for success once they enter academic life. ... [Includes]: New Critical Thinking and Reflective Learning training helps students become more analytical and therefore more effective as learners ; New Academic Vocabulary sections systematically build up students’ knowledge of the all-important Academic Word List ; New Academic Style sections focus on key aspects of academic English, and develop students’ ability to achieve the appropriate formal style ; The Key Language Bank provides a reference tool and extra practice activities to help students build their vocabulary and knowledge of grammar ; An expanded Writing Practice Bank provides model answers and additional writing practice for both Tasks 1 and 2 ; Error Hit Lists help students eliminate common errors from their work ; Additional exam practice is available with the interactive iTests on the CD-ROM." - back cover.
Release on 2009 | by Tony Corballis,Wayne Jennings
Author: Tony Corballis,Wayne Jennings
Category: Angleščina / Management / Strokovni jezik / Učbeniki
English for Management Studies in Higher Education Studies The Garnet Education English for Specific Academic Purposes series won the Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award in 2009. English for Management Studies is a skills-based course designed specifically for students of management studies who are about to enter English-medium tertiary level studies. It provides carefully graded practice and progressions in the key academic skills that all students need, such as listening to lectures and speaking in seminars. It also equips students with the specialist management language they need to participate successfully within a management faculty. Extensive listening exercises come from management lectures, and all reading texts are taken from the same field of study. There is also a focus throughout on the key management vocabulary that students will need. Listening: how to understand and take effective notes on extended lectures, including how to follow the argument and identify the speaker's point of view. Speaking: how to participate effectively in a variety of realistic situations, from seminars to presentations, including how to develop an argument and use stance markers. Reading: how to understand a wide range of texts, from academic textbooks to Internet articles, including how to analyze complex sentences and identify such things as the writer's stance. Writing: how to produce coherent and well-structured assignments, including such skills as paraphrasing and the use of the appropriate academic phrases. Vocabulary: a wide range of activities to develop students' knowledge and use of key vocabulary, both in the field of management and of academic study in general. Vocabulary and Skills banks: a reference source to provide students with revision of the key words and phrases and skills presented in each unit. Full transcripts of all listening exercises. The Garnet English for Specific Academic Purposes series covers a range of academic subjects. All titles present the same skills and vocabulary points. Teachers can therefore deal with a range of ESAP courses at the same time, knowing that each subject title will focus on the same key skills and follow the same structure. Key Features Systematic approach to developing academic skills through relevant content. Focus on receptive skills (reading and listening) to activate productive skills (writing and speaking) in subject area. Eight-page units combine language and academic skills teaching. Vocabulary and academic skills bank in each unit for reference and revision. Audio CDs for further self-study or homework. Ideal coursework for EAP teachers. Extra resources at www.garnetesap.com