English for Academic Purposes by Robert Balfour

English for Academic Purposes

byRobert Balfour, Pinky Makoe, Jean Mitchell

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English for Academic Purposes will address students in a lively and interactive manner to develop their academic reading and writing skills. Exercises allow plenty of opportunity for practice and self-study. The book will cover the following components: Reading: competent reading, developing reading speed, identifying key information, mapping reading texts Writing: writing with a purpose, the writing process, reconstructing writing Sentence level grammar: sentence structure, ideas in sentences Language use: contextual language use, manipulative language, persuasive language Vocabulary development. English for Academic Purposes enables students' access to academic discourse by scaffolding how academic literacy works. It is a foundational text which aims to bridge the gap between school and university and suitable for first-year university students from range of disciplines. Written in anaccessible and interactive way, the text aims to remove barriers to learning in the higher education environment, giving students confidence to succeed in their studies.

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Dianne Shober was born in a small Canadian farming community, completed her honours degree at the University of Waterloo and worked as a social worker before commencing work with an international mission's organization. Dianne completed her masters cum laude in Intercultural Studies with Biola University, Los Angeles in 2001 and began ...
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Title:English for Academic PurposesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.49 × 6.65 × 0.39 inPublished:November 2, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199050678

ISBN - 13:9780199050673

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Introduction to English for Academic Purposes: how to use this book as a resourcePart 1: Reading and reception1. Reading strategies2. Comprehension and critical reviewPart 2: Writing3. The writing process4. Positioning5. Audience6. Acknowledging sourcesPart 3: Language7. Sentence formation8. Paragraph formation