Academic Communication Skills: Conversation Strategies for International Graduate Students

Academic Communication Skills: Conversation Strategies for International Graduate Students

By: Li-Shih Huang (author)Paperback

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This book is designed to assist international graduate students as they expand their linguistic and strategic repertoires in academic English conversations. An excellent resource for either classroom instruction or for self-study, it provides effective confidence-building strategies that speakers can try when participating in a range of different academic interactions.

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About Author

Li-Shih Huang, assistant professor of applied linguistics and learning and teaching scholar at the University of Victoria, has a decade of EAP (English for academic purposes) and EAL (English as an additional language) instructional and curriculum design experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She was also the recipient of TESOL's Award for Excellence in the Development of Pedagogical Materials.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 UNIT 1 GETTING STARTED: A GUIDE TO KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS Chapter 4 UNIT 2 ENGAGING IN INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION Chapter 5 UNIT 3 PARTICIPATING IN SMALL GROUP SETTINGS I Chapter 6 UNIT 4 PARTICIPATING IN SMALL GROUP SETTINGS II Chapter 7 UNIT 5 GIVING DEPARTMENTAL PRESENTATIONS Chapter 8 UNIT 6 TEACHING IN THE CLASSROOM Chapter 9 UNIT 7 STEPPING OUT - CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, RESEARCH TALKS, TEACHING DEMONSTRATIONS, AND INTERVIEWS Chapter 10 NOTES ON THE UNITS Chapter 11 REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING Chapter 12 SUBJECT INDEX Chapter 13 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780761852803
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780761852803
  • weight: 326
  • ISBN10: 0761852808

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