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Academic Challenges in Reading

Helen Taylor Abdulaziz & Alfred D. Stover , Prentice Hall , 1989
Academic reading skills for low intermediate / intermediate students in the areas of maths, science, business, and social science. Also has practice of reading graphs, tables and charts
  • 0-130-00811-7
  • 2198
  • 1 copies
  • B1 B2

Across the Board

Jean Zukowski , Heinle , 2002
This book is intended for intermediate students. Each reading varies in length from 700 to 1,500 words.
  • 0-030-32482-3
  • 2195
  • 2 copies
  • B2

Authentic Reading - Student's Book

Catherine Walter , Cambridge University Press , 1984
The aim of this book is to enable learners to read actively, interpreting and re-creating the text for themselves just as proficient readers do in their own language. The book uses authentic texts from a variety of British and American sources
  • 0-521-28359-0
  • 2199
  • 1 copies
  • B2

Authentic Reading - Teacher's Book and Key

Catherine Walter , Cambridge University Press , 1992
This teacher's book contains a key to the exercises as well as specific guidance for using the units in the classroom.
  • 0-521-28360-4
  • 1911
  • 1 copies
  • B2

CAE Reading Skills

Pye, D. & Greenall, S. , , 1996
CAE Reading Skills helps students to develop the general skills necessary for the CAE Paper 1 and, at the same time, familiarizes them with the different task types that they will encounter in this part of the exam. Section A of each unit concentrates on a different Paper 1 exercise format, whereas Section B concentrates on the development of general strategies such as reading for gist. CAE Reading Skills: introduces students to the different text types and exercise formats that they will meet in the CAE Reading paper; uses authentic texts from a range of sources; has pre-reading and follow-up tasks, so that each text is given a context within the topic of the unit; contains clear Study Tips and Exam Tips boxes that encapsulate the information given in each unit; is written by authors with an in-depth knowledge of the CAE exam; has a key for self-study purposes.
11.0%%%Exam Practice
  • 2196
  • 0 copies

Encounters: Stage 2 - Second Edition

John Watts , Longman , 1984
This book is a short literature course in five stages introducing 120 good books, each one of which is worth reading right through. The aim is to encourage the enjoyment and understanding of reading.
  • 0-582-20131-4
  • 2165
  • 4 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

English for Academic Study - Reading - Coursebook

Slaght, J. & Harben, P. , Garnet , 2004
An integrated Reading course designed to challenge and stimulate students on pre-sessional and pre-departure courses.
69.0
  • 1-859-64742-1
  • 7411
  • 1 copies

English for Academic Study - Reading 2nd Edition

John Slaght , Garnet , 2006
An integrated Reading course designed to challenge and stimulate students on pre-sessional and pre-departure courses.
  • 1-859-64836-3
  • 5923
  • 1 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

English for Academic Study : Reading (2nd Revised edition 2009)

John Slaght , Garnet , 2009
An integrated Reading course designed to challenge and stimulate students on pre-sessional and pre-departure courses. Revised 2009
  • 978-1859644843
  • 8867
  • 1 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

Inside Meaning - Proficiency Reading Comprehension

Michael Swan , Cambridge University Press , 1992
This comprehension course is designed to equip advanced students with the reading skills they need for comprehension of written English of all kinds. The course provides a systematic and progressive approach to advanced reading skills, covering topics such as how to read a text, guessing unknown words, understanding complicated sentences, extracting main ideas and perception of the effective use of English.
  • 0-521-20972-2
  • 2167
  • 2 copies
  • C2

Inside Meaning - Teacher's Book

Michael Swan , Cambridge University Press , 1993
This teacher's book contains helpful notes on the texts in "Inside Meaning," giving information about the authors, contexts or cultural background where this seems desirable.
  • 0-521-22132-3
  • 2341
  • 2 copies
  • C2

Issues - Alternative Texts for Advanced Students

Phil Bowman , Nelson , 1989
The book consists of thematic units, which provide language practice through a variety of exercises that reflect the style of the Cambridge Proficiency examination. The thought-provoking texts used are all authentic
  • 0-175-55727-6
  • 680
  • 3 copies
  • C1

Poetry and Prose Appreciation for Overseas Students

L.G. Alexander , Longman , 1976
This book is intended for students whose mother tongue is not English but who are studing English literature, and teaches students how to appreciate and criticise creative writing
Art & Design
  • 0-582-52384-2
  • 115
  • 1 copies
  • C1 C2

Practical Faster Reading

Mosback, G. & Mosback, V. , Cambridge University Press , 2003
The aim of this book is to enable learners to improve their reading skills.
67.2
  • 0-521-21346-0
  • 679
  • 7 copies

Reading 2

Simon Greenall & Diana Pye , Cambridge University Press , 1992
The aim of the book is to help develop the reading skills of intermediate learners by introducing them to a wide variety of authentic texts. The texts are supported by carefully graded tasks and activities designed to increase the learner`s involvement and confidence in reading English.
  • 0-521-34675-4
  • 2164
  • 5 copies
  • A2 B1

Reading 3

Simon Greenall & Diana Pye , Cambridge University Press , 1991
The aim of the book is to develop further the reading skills of learners by introducing them to a wide variety of authentic texts including articles, poems and literary passages.
  • 0-521-34673-8
  • 1780
  • 3 copies
  • B2

Reading Explorer 1

Nancy Douglas , Heinle , 2009
Reading Explorer uses adapted National Geographic text,images and video to develop reading and vocabulary skills.
  • 9781424006373
  • 8418
  • 1 copies
  • A1

Reading Skills for the Social Sciences

Louann Haarman, Patrick Leech & Janet Murray , Oxford University Press , 1988
The aim of this book is to help improve the reading skills of intermediate students of English who need those skills for social science disciplines at university. The texts used in the book are chosen from a wide range of social science disciplines such as politics, psychology, history, sociology and economics.
  • 0-194-51230-4
  • 2200
  • 1 copies
  • B1 B2

Reading the News

Pete Sharma , Thomson ELT , 2007
Reading the News contains a collection of high-interest articles taken from the International Herald Tribune. Authentic news and feature stories,essays and editorials on contemporary issues are accompanied by exercises and activities that develop and sharpen learners' reading skills and vocabulary.
Politics & Public Policy
  • 1-424-00381-4
  • 5985
  • 1 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

Short Stories for Creative Language Classrooms

Joanne Collie & Stephen Slater , Cambridge University Press , 1993
This book is a collection of vivid and memorable short stories written between the nineteenth century and the present day. The stories and mostly very short, and have been selected for their powerful impact.
  • 0-521-46653-6
  • 677
  • 1 copies
  • B2 C1

Strategic Reading 3 - Students' Book

Richards, J.C. & Eckstut-Didier, S. , Cambridge University Press , 2003
Strategic Reading' is a three-level series designed to develop reading, vocabulary-building, and critical thinking skills. The series is aimed at low-intermediate to high-intermediate young-adult and adult learners.
69.0
  • 0-521-55578-7
  • 3008
  • 1 copies

Strategic Reading 3 - Teacher's Manual

Bonesteel, L. , Cambridge University Press , 2004
Strategic Reading' is a three-level series designed to develop reading, vocabulary-building, and critical thinking skills. The series is aimed at low-intermediate to high-intermediate young-adult and adult learners.
69.0
  • 0-521-55575-2
  • 3007
  • 1 copies

Study Reading : A Course in Reading Skills for Academic Purposes (2nd Edn.)

Glendinning, E.H.. & Holmström, B. , Cambridge University Press , 2004
Study Reading is a course for learners of intermediate level or above who need to develop their reading skills for study purposes. It is ideal for students working on their own, and contains a detailed answer key. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 introduces basic reading skills. Part 2 is theme based, with texts from a variety of disciplines, and aims to extend the skills introduced in Part 1. Part 3 covers the reading skills required for project, dissertation and thesis work. By doing a variety of task-based, problem-solving activities – and through direct advice - learners are encouraged to refine their reading strategies through exposure to the ideas of others. The Second Edition of Study Reading includes more recent texts in the academic disciplines represented and also takes account of new media, including on-line resources. Activities are also included for IELTS practice.
69.0
  • 0-521-54776-8
  • 3246
  • 2 copies

Test Your Reading

Michael Dean , Pearson , 2002
Practise your reading skills with 60 motivating tests based on magazine articles, stories, newspaper stories, formal and informal letters, poems, jokes and much more.
  • 0-582-46905-8
  • 2169
  • 2 copies
  • B1 B2 C1 C2

The Media

Beth Edginton & Martin Montgomery , The British Council , 1996
The Book contains five units on: the media and their audiences;representation in the media;advertising;news;and politics and the media.
Politics & Public Policy
  • 0-863-55177-7
  • 7381
  • 1 copies
  • B1 B2 C1