Author(s): Mary Waters & Alan Waters
A complete course in English for Academic Purposes at intermediate level upwards.
'Study Tasks in English is clearly structured with plenty of practical examples and models. Instructions given are kept to a minimum and written in plain, straightforward style. The format is easy to read. It has a variety of clear headings punctuated with photos, diagrams and amusing cartoons and written in plain jargon-free English ... Study Tasks in English is worth recommending to secondary teachers and to aspiring university students as well. The contents are of great importance, practical and resourceful indeed!' VATME Newsletter No 72, 1997
Thanks; Acknowledgements; Introduction; A : Main features of Study Tasks in English; B : Overview of contents; C : Unit Structure; D : Getting the best out of Study Tasks in English; Teacher's notes; Unit 1: How do I learn? Unit 2: Thinking it through; Unit 3: Asking critical questions; Unit 4: Finding information; Unit 5: Taking and making notes; Unit 6: Coping with extended English; Unit 7: Taking part in discussions; Unit 8: Getting started on writing; Unit 9: Getting the writing right; Unit 10: Coping with research; Unit 11: Getting to grips with assessment; Unit 12: Transportation in urban areas; Unit 13: Crime in the modern world; Unit 14: Communication and the media; Unit 15: Study in an academic context; Tapescripts