TASK Boxed Set of 10 Modules

Amanda Fava-Verde, Prue Griffiths, Anthony Manning, Clare Nukui, Sarah Pachonick, Andrew O'Cain, Elisabeth Wilding, Jane Ward, Mark Peace, Louis Rogers, Frances Russell, Dawn Willoughby

£50.00

ISBN: 9781782602026

Intermediate to native speaker
CEF Level: B1+  IELTS Level: 4.0+

Product Description

New edition of the international foundation course for developing students’ key academic study skills

 This flexible learning resource has been carefully designed to develop the key transferable skills that promote students’ success in university and college study. Whether used in the classroom or at home, the TASK series provides a tried and tested teaching and learning tool suitable for a broad range of academic disciplines.

Both the content and design of these new editions have been updated. The ‘reflect’ boxes are now practical activities for students to consolidate their learning. At the end of each module there are updated web work and extension activities.

Key features and benefits

 Transferable: Carefully designed to link learning with outcome. Skills transferable to:

  • all faculties
  • the professional world
  • an international audience

Flexible: Takes into account the wide-ranging needs of institutions around the world.

  • Modular design: available as a boxed set containing all 10 modules, or as individual modules
  • Can be used as a taught course or for self-study

Motivating: Improves students’ study skills.

  • Scaffolded activities for maximum student involvement
  • Clear outcomes
  • Web work and extension activities for further study

Format: Paperback

Publication date: 1 May 2015

Number of pages: 352

BIC code: EL, ESF

BISAC code: FOR007000

Contents

1. Academic Culture
2. Group Work: Projects & Seminars
3. Critical Thinking
4. Essay Writing
5. Scientific Writing
6. Research & Online Sources
7. Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism
8. Presentations
9. Assessments, Exams & Revision
10. Numeracy

Author details

Reviews

"A very important awareness-raising package for all who use it - including teachers and professors." "A must for every university and academic institution where overseas students are studying for a degree." "Exceptionally clear, motivating and highly relevant to student achievement." "The glossaries are particularly helpful as are the many references to websites which develop ideas mentioned in the text."

Duke of Edinburgh ESU English Language Award judges

"The most up-to-date and student-friendly collection of skills-based workbooks."

Dr Monika Foster, Napier University

"Equips students with skills which are necessary and transferable to work contexts."

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