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Academic English by
Call Number: PE1408.A168
Publication Date: 2012-12-11
Academic English focuses on enhancing undergraduate students' English language proficiency in the university context. It is intended for students who are in their first year at university. It aims to help students bridge the gap between secondary school study and study at an English-medium university. Students are introduced to the skills needed to understand and produce common undergraduate academic texts such as reports, essays and tutorial discussions. This will help them to participate more effectively in their first-year university studies in English, thereby enriching their first-year experience.
Practical English Usage by
Call Number: PE1106.S972 2005
Publication Date: 2005-11-17
This highly recommended guide introduces readers to common problems in English.
A Short Guide to College Writing by
Call Number: PE1408.B261S 2010
Publication Date: 2009-11-06
This title is about analysis, argument, and research in academic writing. Students can turn to this book for help with everything from choosing a topic, writing an analysis, and documenting sources to constructing a paragraph and punctuating a quotation. revision, or preparing a final copy. Students are introduced to the essential skills for effective college writing;skills they will need when writing for a first-year composition course, or for any other college-level course.
Real Writing with Readings by
Call Number: PE1439.A611
Publication Date: 2009-12-09
This book aims to help students to see writing as vitally relevant to their lives beyond required English courses. In this edition, the author encourages students to connect with their college communities and connect their writing with their larger goals.
English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing by
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2011-06-08
This title is the first ever book of its kind specifically written for researchers of all disciplines whose first language is not English. It has easy-to-follow rules and tips, with authentic examples taken from real emails, referee's reports and cover letters.
American English Pronunciation by
Call Number: PE2815.H791 DISCS 1-6
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
This title is rich in both formal and informal American expressions. It contains exercises and cultural notes prompted, for the most part, by questions from students themselves.
Grammar - A Friendly Approach by
Call Number: PE1112.S616G
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Do you have problems turning your thoughts into writing? This book brings grammar to life by giving examples of grammatical problems in the contexts where they arise.
Research Writing Simplified by
Call Number: LB2369.C641
Publication Date: 2014-02-25
Research Writing Simplified isolates the skills related to research and moves students through a series of stepped learning activities that provide practice and reinforcement. Research Writing Simplified offers focused, sequenced practice in the skills and conventions of research writing, as well as practical advice and general guidance about the writing process.Exercises include practice in summarizing, paraphrasing, correctly introducing and formatting direct quotations, the various options for in-text documentation, and correct format of works cited/reference pages.
A Student's Writing Guide by
Publication Date: 2010-01-28
This title covers everything a student needs to know about writing essays and papers in the humanities and social sciences. Starting from the common difficulties students face, it gives practical examples of all the stages necessary to produce a good piece of academic work: * interpreting assignment topics * drawing on your own experience and background * reading analytically and taking efficient notes * developing your argument through introductions, middles and conclusions * evaluating and using online resources * understanding the conventions of academic culture * honing your ideas into clear, vigorous English. This book will provide you with all the tools and insights you need to write confident, convincing essays and coursework papers.
Communicating in English by
Call Number: PE1128.C734m
Publication Date: 2012-05-03
Exploring the complex relationship between communication, technology and the English language, this book offers the reader practical insights into the analysis of speech and writing. This book takes a fresh look at established topics such as rhetoric, language acquisition, and professional communication, as well as covering new fields such as everyday creativity, digital media, and the history of the book.
Academic Writing: a handbook for international students by
Publication Date: 2018
Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process, Elements of Writing Language, Issues, Vocabulary for Writing, Writing Models. 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.
The Cambridge Guide to English Usage by
Call Number: PE1464.P483
Publication Date: 2004-04-29
The Cambridge Guide to English Usage is an A-Z reference book, giving an up-to-date account of the debatable issues of English usage and written style. The book comprises more than 4000 points of word meaning, spelling, grammar and punctuation, and larger issues of inclusive language, and effective writing and argument. It also provides guidance on grammatical terminology, and covers topics in electronic communication and the internet.
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by
Call Number: PE1628.F786
Publication Date: 2003-04-03
Celebrating its 75th year, this classic text has become the standard work on the correct but natural use of English and has ensured that Fowler is a household name. Written in Fowler's inimitable style, it gives clear guidance on usage, word formation, inflexion, spelling, pronunciation,punctuation, and typography. It includes advice on using: that, which or who; working and stylish words; worn-out humour; hybrids and malformations. Witty and practical, it remains an invaluable source of useful guidance on the correct use of English.