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By Terry Phillips and Anna Phillips
The Skills in English Course: Level 3 Part A Course Book and Resources Book with Interactive Skills CD-ROM Do you use English as part of your studies? Then you need The Skills in English Course. The course builds the skills required for lectures, tutorials, reading research and written assignments in English. Listening skills include: * taking notes of stories and ideas; * recognizing digressions; * using abbreviations and signs in notes; * and recognizing two-sided signposts. Speaking skills include: * stating sources; * talking about importance and relevance; * indicating partial comprehension; * and comparing more than two things. Reading skills include: * looking for evidence in a text; * understanding internal definitions; * finding the SV(O) in a complex sentence; * and recognizing supposition. Writing skills include: * concluding opinions; * writing short biographies, describing processes; * and joining sentences. The Skills in English Course prepares students for entry into English-medium study. It is also ideal for students who wish to improve their scores in skill-based examinations for university entry requirements, such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Rather than focusing on exam preparation, The Skills in English Course teaches the necessary skills as part of a systematic programme of language development. Key Features * Resources Book containing reading texts, tapescripts and grammar resources * Each level available separately in two sections, Part A and Part B * Each section provides 80 hours of teaching * Additional syntactic grammar practice in Resources Book * Updated web resources, including blended learning for listening and reading * Free downloadable unit test packs * Featured lectures and radio programmes on DVD * Interactive Skills Practice CD-ROM included with Level 3 Did you know?