Garnet Education

Developing Skills 1
Course Book with audio CDs

By Terry Phillips and Anna Phillips With Chris Gough and D'Arcy Adrian Vallance

Developing Skills 1
Mixed media product - Course Book with audio CDs, 226 pages £22.00
Published: 31st May 2011
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ISBN: 9781859646380
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Category: Starting-Building-Developing Skills
Level: Intermediate to upper intermediate
CEF: B1 to B2
IELTS: 5.0 to 6.0

Series: Starting-Building-Developing Skills


Developing Skills 1: Course Book

This course will help you improve your competence in English for college or university study to an upper-intermediate level.

In Book 1:

Listening skills include:

  • following a lecture
  • using symbols and abbreviations in notes
  • recognizing signposts and digressions
  • understanding and noting the main points

Reading skills include:

  • confirming precise meaning
  • extracting relevant information from case studies
  • looking for evidence
  • narrative descriptions
  • finding the main information in active and passive sentences

Speaking skills include:

  • describing similarity and difference
  • discussing case studies
  • comparing more than two things
  • exchanging information
  • reporting on research

Writing skills include:

  • concluding opinions
  • joining sentences
  • using the passive to describe a process
  • discursive essays, reviews, instructions, e-mails, ‘how to’ texts

Starting Skills Books 1 and 2 with Building Skills Books 1 and 2 and Developing Skills Books 1 and 2 form a six-level course for higher education studies in English which will take you from Starter to Upper Intermediate.

Accompanying Workbook and Teacher's Book also available.

Contents

Book Map
Skills Map
Introduction
Unit 1: Theories in Education
Unit 2: Nature or Nurture?
Unit 3: Motivation and Management
Unit 4: Weather Forecasting and Temperature Control
Unit 5: Geology and Geography
Revision 1
Unit 6: Teaching and Learning
Unit 7: Growing Up, Making Decisions
Unit 8: Job Satisfaction
Unit 9: Dealing with the Weather
Unit 10: Natural Resources
Revision 2
Resources Section
Tapescript
Word Lists:
Thematic
Alphabetical

"The Building Skills and Developing Skills series are the best choice as they provide students with useful and practical language and skills." 

- PAY Chheng How, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Cambodia


Publication Details:


Binding:
 Mixed media product - Course Book with audio CDs, 226 pages
ISBN:
 9781859646380
Format:
 280mm x 210mm
Contains full colour photos, tables and illustrations

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


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