Garnet Education

English for Academic Study: Reading 2012 Edition
Teacher's Book

By John Slaght

English for Academic Study: Reading 2012 Edition
Paperback - Teacher's Book, 200 pages £17.00
Published: 7th August 2012
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ISBN: 9781908614384
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Category: English for Academic Purposes
Level: Upper intermediate to proficiency
CEF: B2 to C2
IELTS: 5.0 to 7.5+

Series: English for Academic Study (2012)


English for Academic Study: Reading

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 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.

The Course Book includes unit summaries to give you a quick overview of what has been covered, and a comprehensive glossary of terms. Each unit also has weblinks offering additional information and activities relating to reading skills and the topics covered in the units. Visit the dedicated website www.englishforacademicstudy.com for even more resources.

This book can be used in conjunction with the following books in the English for Academic Study (EAS) series, also published by Garnet Education: EAS: Reading & Writing Source Book, EAS: Writing, EAS: Extended Writing & Research Skills, EAS: Listening, EAS: Speaking, EAS: VocabularyEAS: Pronunciation, and EAS: Grammar for Writing

Contents

i. Introduction
1. Reading for academic purposes
2. Sustainable energy
3. The business of science
4. Society today
5. Food security
6. Human resource management
7. Sustainable fashion
8. The Tipping Point
g. Glossary

“...one of the strengths of these books is that the tasks go beyond the ‘usual’ and really give the student practice at other essential university level reading skills, such as analysing the text for purpose, reading recall, annotating, comparing two texts, and reading with a focus question in mind.

The wide variety of skills and tasks presented requires the students to read and reread the texts, getting the most out of every page. And, if students find they need even more practice, there is a dedicated website for both students and teachers with links to additional websites for the skills practised.

All in all, this reading course book is ideal for someone who has a high English level and now wants to learn the skills and strategies necessary to be an efficient and effective reader at college level.”   

- Hilary Livingstone for IATEFL Voices, Issue 238, May-June 2014


Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback - Teacher's Book, 200 pages
ISBN:
 9781908614384
Format:
 280mm x 210mm
Contains black and white tables and illustrations

BIC Code:
 EL, ELXJ, ESF
BISAC Code:
  FOR007000, LAN013000
Imprint:
 Garnet Education


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