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English for Academic Study: Reading, Course Book

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English for Academic Study: Reading, Course Book

English for Academic Study: Reading, Course Book by John Slaght
Garnet Publishing | 2012 | English | ISBN: 1908614374 | True PDF | 114 pages | 13 MB

This fully updated 2012 edition of English for Academic Study: Reading is designed to challenge and stimulate students on pre-sessional and pre-departure courses. The Course Book contains step-by-step activities written by EAP professionals at the University of Reading’s International Study and Language Centre. The activities are designed for use with authentic reading texts in the accompanying EAS: Reading & Writing Source Book. EAS: Reading is based on an extensive review of recent research into EAP writing methodology, and reflects the most recent developments in language teaching for academic purposes.

The unit topics are as follows:
• Reading for academic purposes
• Sustainable energy
• The business of science
• Society today
• Food security
• Human resource management
• Sustainable fashion
• The Tipping Point

Each unit uses the contemporary, stimulating texts in the accompanying EAS: Reading & Writing Source Book to ensure that students are challenged to develop the reading skills and approaches that will be vital throughout their academic studies. The attractive new format includes key reading skills and study tip features, together with a comprehensive book map and a glossary of terms.