Oxford Grammar for EAP English Grammar and Practice for Academic Purposes

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ISBN 9780194329996
Author/Editor Ken , Peterson ; Roberta , Wedge
Edition 3
Published 2013-03-21
Publisher Oxford University Press Australia
Description

Oxford Grammar for EAP is a grammar reference and practice book for all students on pre-university or university courses taught in English, whatever the subject area. It can be used by students at Intermediate to Advanced level (B1 – C1) across a wide range of disciplines, e.g. business, finance, history, natural sciences, engineering, and technology.Oxford Grammar for EAP provides students with the functional grammar they need in order to succeed in their academic studies. The book reviews and consolidates the key grammatical areas needed for essay writing and presentations such as modal verbs, noun phrases, conditionals, and relative clauses. It demonstrates and practises how to use strategies for academic writing and speaking such as comparing and contrasting, arguing and persuading, talking about cause and effect, and paraphrasing.Throughout the book there are quick ‘test yourself’ exercises on specific grammar points as well as more challenging text-based exercises. The detailed answer key includes sample answers to the extended writing tasks.It contains Academic Word List glossaries which help with learning high-frequency academic vocabulary, and tips which highlight extra information worth remembering.Oxford Grammar for EAP is ideal for self-study or can be used as a supplement to any course. It supports all three levels of Oxford EAP, the course for English for Academic Purposes.