Garnet Education

Developing Skills 2
Course Book with audio CDs

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

Developing Skills 2
Mixed media product - Course Book with audio CDs, 237 pages £22.00
Published: 31st May 2011
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ISBN: 9781859646410
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Category: Starting-Building-Developing Skills
Level: Upper intermediate to proficiency
CEF: B2 to Low C1
IELTS: 6.0 to 6.5

Series: Starting-Building-Developing Skills


Developing Skills 2: Course Book

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

In Book 2:

Listening skills include:

  • features of a lecture
  • distinguishing between facts and opinions
  • guessing spelling
  • understanding a speaker’s argument

Reading skills include:

  • finding information in a sentence
  • understanding the writer’s attitude
  • understanding statistics, graphs and charts
  • understanding technical descriptions
  • identifying the main point

Speaking skills include:

  • using question tags
  • telling stories
  • talking about inability and possibility
  • expressing preferences and making suggestions

Writing skills include:

  • using demonstratives
  • describing graphs and charts
  • joining sentences
  • writing an assignment

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: Society, Culture and Civilization
Unit 2: Inventions
Unit 3: Literature
Unit 4: Leisure and Tourism
Unit 5: Health and Hygiene
Revision 1
Unit 6: Ancient Civilizations
Unit 7: Advances
Unit 8: Charles Dickens
Unit 9: The Tourist Industry
Unit 10: Fitness and Disability
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, 237 pages
ISBN:
 9781859646410
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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