Author: Eli R. Johnson
Publisher: Corwin Press
Keywords: academic, educators, guide, literacy, language
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2009-06-24
List price: $31.95
ISBN-10: 1412971330
ISBN-13: 9781412971331

This practical guide provides 36 hands-on strategies to help teachers give students the necessary skills to decipher academic language in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Author: Helen Huntley
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co
Keywords: academic, word, list, complete, mastering, vocabulary, essential
Number of Pages: 239
Published: 2005-07-05
List price: $37.95
ISBN-10: 0618445420
ISBN-13: 9780618445424

Essential Academic Vocabulary prepares students for academic success by helping them preview, learn, and practice vocabulary from the Academic Word List in context. Engaging academic readings highlight chapter vocabulary in context. From chapter to chapter, the readings and vocabulary increase in complexity level, allowing students to establish and build upon a solid vocabulary foundation.

Author: Paul F. Lazarsfeed
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub
Keywords: academic, crisis, profession, time, scientists, mind, social
Number of Pages: 460
Published: 1958-06
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 040510006X
ISBN-13: 9780405100062

Author: Amy E. Olsen
Publisher: Longman
Keywords: academic, words, vocabulary
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2009-03-12
List price: $26.67
ISBN-10: 0205633188
ISBN-13: 9780205633180

Academic Vocabulary presents vocabulary building with a visually stimulating, full-color design to pique students’ interest and make the process fun. This attractive, highly-interactive workbook improves academic word knowledge through academic readings and interactive exercises. Repetition of the words and getting the students to see the words used in multiple contexts improves memorization.

Author: Lawrence J. Zwier
Publisher: University of Michigan Press/ESL
Keywords: academic, amp, professional, purposes, english, series, vocabulary, michigan, building
Number of Pages: 243
Published: 2002-05-07
List price: $25.95
ISBN-10: 0472085891
ISBN-13: 9780472085897

Building Academic Vocabulary was written because English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students often complain that they don’t have the vocabularies they need for college courses. Building Academic Vocabulary will help students develop lexical precision as they work in such often exercised modes as cause-effect, general description, description of processes, or comparison/contrast. Each unit focuses on 10-15 key vocabulary items within a certain essential meaning area. Each unit also highlights--and lightly exercises--20-25 additional vocabulary items that provide a broader and more divers

Author: Susan M. Reinhart
Publisher: University of Michigan Press/ESL
Keywords: academic, amp, professional, purposes, english, series, presentations, michigan, giving
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 2002-11-11
List price: $22.95
ISBN-10: 047208884X
ISBN-13: 9780472088843

Giving Academic Presentations provides guidance on academic-style presentations for ESL students and native speakers. One goal of this text is to make presenters aware that giving an effective presentation requires mastery of a broad range of skills. Students will learn how to choose an appropriate topic, create effective visuals, and design a speech opening.This textbook provides: helpful analyses of speeches examination of major speech types, accompanying organizational strategies, and related language use tips for improving nonverbal behavior suggestions for speaker-listener interaction

Author: Cheryl Geisler
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: academic, knowing, philosophy, writing, expertise, literacy, nature, reading
Number of Pages: 376
Published: 1994-06-01
List price: $125.00
ISBN-10: 0805810676
ISBN-13: 9780805810677

The first full-length account integrating both the cognitive and sociological aspects of reading and writing in the academy, this unique volume covers educational research on reading and writing, rhetorical research on writing in the disciplines, cognitive research on expertise in ill-defined problems, and sociological and historical research on the professions. The author produced this volume as a result of a research program aimed at understanding the relationship between two concepts -- literacy and expertise -- which traditionally have been treated as quite separate phenomena. A burgeonin
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