Get Set for English Language - Robinson, Christine
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The transition between high school and university is not an easy one. There are unfamiliar subjects to be studied and even familiar subjects are approached in new ways. The pace of learning is much faster, the volume of written work increases and all the deadlines seem to come at once. And then there are the exams. This series of books aims to bridge the gap by introducing subjects as they are taught at university, providing some time management strategies, suggesting how to get the most out of lectures and tutorials, showing how to write an essay to university standards, and taking some of the agony out of exams.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The transition between high school and university is not an easy one. There are unfamiliar subjects to be studied and even familiar subjects are approached in new ways. The pace of learning is much faster, the volume of written work increases and all the deadlines seem to come at once. And then there are the exams. This series of books aims to bridge the gap by introducing subjects as they are taught at university, providing some time management strategies, suggesting how to get the most out of lectures and tutorials, showing how to write an essay to university standards, and taking some of the agony out of exams.
  • Produktdetails
  • Get Set for University
  • Verlag: EDINBURGH UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 252
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 22 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: April 2003
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 215mm x 136mm x 19mm
  • Gewicht: 271g
  • ISBN-13: 9780748615445
  • ISBN-10: 074861544X
  • Artikelnr.: 22405098
Autorenporträt
Christine Robinson is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of English Language, University of Edinburgh and a lecturer in the University of the Highlands and Islands and in the Lothians Equal Access Programme for Schools Summer School.
Inhaltsangabe
Key to main symbols
Preface
PART ONE: WHAT IS ENGLISH LANGUAGE?
1. Phonetics and Phonology (The Sounds of English)
2. Vocabulary
3. Inflectional Morphology
4. Syntax
5. History of English
6. Regional Variation
7. Social Variation
8. Functional Variation
9. Language Change
10. Language and Poetry
PART TWO: STUDY SKILLS
11. Be in the Know
12. Learning: Reading. Assessment and Self-Directed
13. Time Management
14. Tutorials, Seminars and Oral Presentations
15. Lectures
16. Essays and Dissertations
17. Improving Written Communication
18. Examinations
Appendix I: Sample Degree Exam Paper
Appendix II: Sample Essay Answer.