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Welcome to your Pre-Sessional reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Oxford EAP: a course in English for academic purposes. Intermediate/B1+: Student's Book and DVD-ROM Pack by
Call Number: 428.0071 CHA
Publication Date: 2012
Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students, 5th Edition by Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process Elements of Writing Language Issues Vocabulary for Writing Writing Models The first part explains and practises every stage of essay writing, from choosing the best sources, reading and note-making, through to referencing and proofreading. The four remaining parts, organised alphabetically, can be taught in conjunction with the first part or used on a remedial basis. A progress check at the end of each part allows students to assess their learning. All units are fully cross-referenced, and a complete set of answers to the practice exercises is included. New topics in this edition include Writing in Groups, Written British and American English, and Writing Letters and Emails. In addition, the new interactive website has a full set of teaching notes as well as more challenging exercises, revision material and links to other sources. Additional features of the book include: Models provided for writing tasks such as case studies and essays Use of authentic academic texts from a wide range of disciplines Designed for self-study as well as classroom use Useful at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Glossary to explain technical terms, plus index Written to deal with the specific language issues faced by international students, this practical, user-friendly book is an invaluable guide to academic writing in English.
Call Number: 808.0428 BAI
Publication Date: 2018
Posters and Presentations by This practical pocket guide provides valuable advice on how to communicate ideas through effective posters and presentations. Following a clear, four-stage approach, the book encourages students to think, plan, do and reflect and brings the advice to life through lively illustrations and diagrams. It also contains guidance on how to apply these skills to contexts beyond academia, such as conferences and job applications. This is an ideal resource for students of all disciplines and levels, who are required to create posters and deliver presentations as part of their course.
Call Number: STSK 371.302 BET + eBook
Publication Date: 2014