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Communicative Activities for EAP / Jenni Guse ; consultant and editor: Scott Thornbury

By: Guse, Jenni
Contributor(s): Thornbury, Scott, 1950-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge handbooks for language teachersPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011 2011Description: 318 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 0521140579; 9780521140577Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers | English language -- Spoken English -- Study and teaching | July2011DDC classification: 428.24 LOC classification: PE1128.A2 | G87 2011Online resources: Cover image Summary: "Do you need to supplement an EAP course with fun, interactive activities that address the serious aspirations of academically-focussed students? Communicative Activities for EAP provides innovative EAP teaching ideas suitable for a wide range of contexts. This is an invaluable handbook for new, experienced or relief teachers of language support programmes, as well as for those teaching intensive language courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students in EFL and ESL/EAL contexts. The key principles of communication in the classroom, authenticity in terms of tasks and texts, learner autonomy, and critical thinking and analysis underpin all the activities, and typical academic topics are used as examples in every case. For ease of access, the activities are organised into six chapters: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary development and Grammar. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a bank of print-ready photocopiable material"--
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Includes index.

"Do you need to supplement an EAP course with fun, interactive activities that address the serious aspirations of academically-focussed students? Communicative Activities for EAP provides innovative EAP teaching ideas suitable for a wide range of contexts. This is an invaluable handbook for new, experienced or relief teachers of language support programmes, as well as for those teaching intensive language courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students in EFL and ESL/EAL contexts. The key principles of communication in the classroom, authenticity in terms of tasks and texts, learner autonomy, and critical thinking and analysis underpin all the activities, and typical academic topics are used as examples in every case. For ease of access, the activities are organised into six chapters: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary development and Grammar. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a bank of print-ready photocopiable material"--

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