Academic Connections Takes an Innovative Approach to Building the English Language Skills That Students Need to Succeed in an Academic Environment and on Standardized Tests of Academic English. Academic Connections is a Four-Level, Comprehensive, Academic-Skills Development Course That Not Only Helps Students Develop All Four Language Skills - Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking - it Also Teaches Them How to Integrate These Skills in Real-World Academic Contexts.
The C1 Advanced Student's Book consolidates academic study skills. Students' analytical skills are challenged with an increased range of authentic written and spoken academic texts. From essay organisation, taking notes, group discussion to writing references and paraphrasing texts, the students are presented with a wealth of practice opportunities to enhance all academic skills at this level. The course further develops independent learning skills and critical thinking through "Study tips" sections and allows for personalisation of learning in the 'Focus on your subject' sections. Lecture and seminar skills units provide authentic practice in listening to lectures and participating in seminars.
Skills and Language for Study is a three-level course (B1+ to C1) in academic skills and language aimed at students preparing for university-level studies in English. Academic skills and language are both introduced and explored through lectures and authentic academic texts in two complementary books per level. The core Skills for Study book focuses on the academic skills required to function effectively in a university environment whereas Language for Study explores the academic language needed to practise those skills. Skills for Study Level 1 (B1+ to B2) provides students with skills such as understanding lectures, analysis of texts, selecting the best sources from libraries, referencing and structuring presentations. Complete course audio material is downloadable from www.cambridge.org/elt/forstudy
Study Skills Second edition is a complete course for students who are currently attending a university or college or who hope to begin university or college studies soon. The course covers reading academic texts efficiently and effectively; taking notes from lectures and books; doing basic research; using library or computer-based resources; writing academic papers; taking part in discussions; presenting papers; managing study time and preparing for examinations For self-study purposes materials from the Tutor's Book (previously published separately) have been incorporated to form one combined student-friendly text.
Communicate is a two-book video-based communication course specially written to improve listening and speaking skills for English students in upper-secondary classes. The course covers the areas such as English in the personal sphere, English at work, academic English and English in a public or social context. The Teacher's Multimedia Pack includes Class CDs, DVD and extra extension notes.
A three-level (B1+ to C1) integrated skills course for higher education students at university or on foundation courses. The B2 Upper Intermediate Student's Book gives students further practice in academic study skills. Students analyse characteristics of written and spoken academic texts, develop awareness of academic culture and learn to avoid plagiarism. From essay organisation, taking notes, group discussion to writing references and paraphrasing texts, the students are presented with a wealth of practice opportunities to enhance all academic skills. The course develops independent learning skills and critical thinking through 'Study Tips' sections and allows for personalisation of learning in the 'Focus on your subject' sections. Five lecture skills units provide authentic practice in listening to lectures and note-taking.
This latest volume in the Harvey Lectures Series reflects «the evolution of physiology and physiological chemistry into biochemistry and the development of molecular biology from the roots of bacteriology and biochemistry» in the 20th and 21st centuries. This lecture series, collected and published annually, provides a series of distinguished lectures in the life sciences by world-renowned scientists in all areas of biomedicine. These lectures occur in New York City throughout the course of each academic year.
Achieve IELTS offers a unique approach to preparing students for the IELTS examination. It is a two-level student-centred course that not only prepares students for the test, but also for academic life after IELTS. Achieve IELTS provides an understanding of international academic language and culture so that students will be able to cope confidently in their new academic environment.
Speakout 2nd Edition is a comprehensive six-level general English course for adults that has been developed in association with BBC Worldwide and BBC Learning English. The course integrates authentic video from popular BBC programmes into every unit and builds the skills and knowledge learners need to express themselves confidently in a real English-speaking environment.
Technical English is a two-level course for students in technical or vocational education, and for company employees in training at work. It covers the core language and skills that students need to communicate successfully in all technical and industrial specialisations. Level 1 is for students with a basic knowledge of general English who now require an elementary course in English for specific purposes.
The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 2 Student's Book with DVD Listening and Speaking: American Studies engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the fields of U.S. History and Culture. Topics include the Constitution, immigration, the Civil Rights Movement, and the American value system. Students develop crucial listening and note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student DVD includes all of the academic lectures. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 2 Reading and Writing: American Studies. The books may be used independently or together.
Macmillan English is a six-level Primary English course which meets the needs of today's children. It recognises that proficiency in English is an essential part of modern life, and that early exposure to rich and genuine language allows young learners to move confidently towards native speaker fluency in both oral and written English. Macmillan English Handwriting provides a comprehensive writing programme leading to a natural and fluent handwriting style. Young Writers 3 practises joined script in words, phrases and sentences.
‘Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies’ is aimed at ESL college students at the Intermediate-high through Advanced levels of language proficiency. It is designed around eight country-specific (U.S.) cases that develop academic skills tested on international exams. The book covers major topics in the areas of academic reading, speaking and writing. Thus, the targeted learning outcome is two-fold: 1) to explore topical issues in American studies and 2) to master key academic skills. The content of the articles in each unit is selected according to the language needs of students majoring in economics, sociology, political science, and the like. The book can be used both as a supplement to a course in American Studies or as a separate curriculum within an academic skills course.
Proficiency in a specialist English relevant to a chosen vocation is an essential requirement for thousands of non-native English speakers training for employment in the UK or already working in their chosen vocation. This book teaches English for nursing.
Ready for IELTS is a comprehensive course which offers thorough preparation for the IELTS Academic exam. All four parts of the exam are systematically developed and practised in each unit, while in-depth exam training is given in the form of regular help boxes. This step-by-step approach ensures that students will be fully prepared and confident when taking the IELTS Academic exam.