English Skills for University Level 2B Teacher’s Book

Terry Phillips and Anna Phillips


Skills adaptations for the specific needs of individual institutions

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ISBN: 9781907575488

Beginner to pre-intermediate
CEF Level: A2  IELTS Level: 3.0

Product Description


English Skills for University: Level 2B Teacher’s Book

This course will help you to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and give you the confidence to begin your university studies in English.

You will learn how to:

  • speak with good intonation and stress, and clear pronunciation
  • use key spelling and grammar rules
  • give confident and interesting presentations
  • develop your vocabulary (and knowledge) within 10 useful subject areas
  • predict and identify key information in texts
  • write accurately, using a wide range of common sentence patterns
  • listen for the important points in a conversation, talk or lecture

Accompanying combined Course Book and Workbook also available.


Format: Paperback


Book map
Unit 1: Culture and civilization
Unit 2: They Made Our World
Unit 3: Media and Literature
Unit 4: Sports and Leisure
Unit 5: Nutrition and Health
Alphabetical word list
Workbook answers

Author details

Terry Phillips has worked in ELT for more than 35 years as a teacher, teaching supervisor, manager and language school owner. As a consultant, he has worked in more than 20 countries in all parts of the world, advising state and private language institutions on all aspects of school management.

For the last ten years, he has been a full time freelance writer with his wife Anna, producing more than 160 published books in ELT. Although he and Anna have worked for all the major publishers, all recent works have been for Garnet Education.

Terry is the series editor of the English for Specific Academic Purposes series for Garnet Education, which aims to prepare students to entry into a particular faculty for English-medium tertiary education. The series won the ESU award in 2009.

Anna Phillips has worked in ELT for more than 30 years. She has worked as a teacher of both multilingual and monolingual classes, with teenagers and adults, in both the UK and abroad.

Anna began writing materials for special courses as a senior teacher working for the British Council in Oman. Later, as Director of Studies and Owner-Manager of the International House school in Oman, she spent much of her time adapting and developing materials, owing to the lack of suitable course books for the needs of the students. During this period Anna was also extensively involved in teacher training, both in-service and also for CELTA and DELTA. She was also an examiner for CELTA and travelled extensively throughout the Gulf region in this role.

In 1989 Anna completed her MA (TEFL) from Reading University.

Since returning to the UK, Anna has worked with Terry Phillips on a large number of textbooks for a variety of publishers. Anna’s particular interest is making course books more ‘user friendly’ for teachers who are not native speakers of English.


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