Read, Research and Write: Academic Skills for ESL Students in Higher Education (Sage Study Skills Series)

Read, Research and Write: Academic Skills for ESL Students in Higher Education (Sage Study Skills Series)

By: Caroline Brandt (author)Hardback

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Description

This book is for students who have learnt English as a second (or third, or fourth) language, and are studying at an institution where English is the medium of instruction. Each of its 10 chapters focuses on a reproduced academic article on an aspect of English for academic purposes - students can therefore learn about language skills from the articles themselves as well as developing those skills in the activities and tasks which follow. Each chapter develops six strands of academic skills essential for successful study: reading; learning language/vocabulary; writing; researching; studying' and applying to your own subject. The detailed and focused activities and tasks will help you to: Make reasonable knowledge claims Become more aware of university culture and expectations Write according to academic standards Think critically and reflectively Respond to ideas in academic articles Document your work appropriately and avoid plagiarism. Click on the PREVIEW TAB for extra downloadable materials include a collection of articles from a variety of different sources related to the topics in each of the book's 10 articles. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

About Author

Caroline Brandt is Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where she teaches academic communication skills to undergraduates.

Contents

Introducing Read, Research, Write Understanding EAP Entering higher education Reading in higher education Writing in higher education Documenting skills Researching skills Making reasonable claims Thinking critically Finding your voice

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412947367
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781412947367
  • ISBN10: 1412947367

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