Garnet Education

English for Language and Linguistics in Higher Education Studies
Teacher's Book

By Anthony Manning Series edited by Terry Phillips

English for Language and Linguistics in Higher Education Studies
Paperback - Teacher's Book, 272 pages £17.00
Published: 1st September 2008
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ISBN: 9781859649466
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Category: English for Specific Academic Purposes
Level: Upper intermediate to proficiency
CEF: B2 to C2
IELTS: 5.0 to 7.5+

Series: English for Specific Academic Purposes


English for Language and Linguistics 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 Language and Linguistics is a skills-based course designed specifically for students of language and linguistics 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 language they need to participate successfully within an linguistics faculty. Extensive listening exercises come from language and linguistics lectures, and all reading texts are taken from the same field of study. There is also a focus throughout on the key linguistics vocabulary that students will need.

The Teacher's Book includes:

  • Comprehensive teaching notes on all exercises to help teachers prepare effective lessons
  • Complete answer keys to all exercises
  • Full transcripts of listening exercises
  • Facsimiles of Course Book pages at the appropriate point in each unit
  • Photocopiable resource pages and ideas for additional activities

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.

See accompanying Course Book here

Contents

Unit 1: What is linguistics?
Unit 2: Developments in linguistics
Unit 3: Language acquisition and learning
Unit 4: Language and technology
Unit 5: Language and society
Unit 6: English language teaching
Unit 7: Language testing
Unit 8: The spread of English
Unit 9: Translating and interpreting
Unit 10: Discourse analysis
Unit 11: Pronunciation and phonology
Unit 12: Grammar

"Especially useful on pre-sessional courses."

- EL Gazette, July 2009

"Like other books in the series, this course is for students in higher education studies. Specialist language is interwoven with study skills common to all university students, such as note-taking techniques. The twelve unit topics are often challenging, and include: phonology and the International Phonetic Alphabet, inductive and deductive approaches to grammar, the spread of English and discourse analysis.

The book aims to help students cope with input texts, and focuses on listening, through lecture extracts and reading. The teaching material itself is engaging and user-friendly, although at times the lexis is daunting. This book will be especially useful on pre-sessional courses."

- EL Gazette, Issue 354, July 2009


Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback - Teacher's Book, 272 pages
ISBN:
 9781859649466
Format:
 280mm x 210mm
Contains black and white tables and illustrations

BIC Code:
 EL, ES
BISAC Code:
  FOR007000
Imprint:
 Garnet Education


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