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The following EAP-related books have been reviewed by BALEAP members. Please note that the opinions expressed in these reviews are not necessarily those held by the organisation.

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Reviewed by Gemma Stansfield

DELTA Academic Objectives: Writing Skills is part of a series that aims to help students adapt to the ‘challenges of studying academically in the English language’. This book aims to prepare students for academic writing at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is pitched at CEF levels B2 to C1. The book has 12 units, two […]

Published: 24 March 2014

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Author: Louis Rogers

Delta Academic Objectives is a series of course books designed to help students adapt to the challenge of academic study in English. Reading Skills, first published in 2011, begins with a contents map which details each chapter unit topic title, the focus for understanding the text, using the text to develop reading skills, critical thinking […]

Published: 1 November 2013

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Reviewer: Victoria Rowe

The purpose of Cambridge Academic English Advanced is to prepare students to study at university level in English. It aims to develop students’ language and key academic skills such as critical thinking, paraphrasing, referencing, writing a proposal and listening to lectures.  The book is an integrated skills course, developing students’ skills in an academic context […]

Published: 28 February 2013

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Book Reviewed by: Victoria Rowe

Oxford EAP Upper Intermediate prepares students to study at a university in English. The book is an integrated skills course, which develops students’ skills in an academic context at a higher level. This coursebook consists of twelve units.  Each unit has an academic focus, including describing and defining, identifying evidence in a text and developing […]

Published: 27 February 2013

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Book Reviewed By Joy Robbins.

This course book is designed as a pre-sessional program for future ICT (Information & Communications Technology) students of around upper-intermediate level. The focus is predominantly on receptive skills, with each of the 12 units alternating between listening and reading development. This is from Garnet’s recently-released suite of ESAP course books, all of which follow the […]

Published: 11 February 2013

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Reviewer: Dr. Ourania Katsara

This book is designed to help students at intermediate level to study for a career in the finance industry. It gives learners the language and skills needed to embark on a career in Finance and get prepared for the ICFE exams. Every unit consists of exercises designed to help students practice their reading, writing, speaking […]

Published: 1 November 2012

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Reviewer: Debbie Clarke

It was very pleasing to see the publication of this excellent book given the dearth of research in the area of dyslexia and foreign language teaching and learning.   Although the focus of this work is on school-age children, it is not difficult to see how the principles and some of the teaching activities can be […]

Published: 17 September 2012

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Reviewer: Dr Norman L. Butler

The purpose of Stephen Bailey’s text, which is now in its third edition since it was initially published in 2003, is to assist international learners in their academic written tasks in English during their university studies. At the beginning of the book, the author tries to generate student interest in the subject matter of his work […]

Published: 28 April 2012

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Reviewer: Karen Smith

Robin Walker’s ‘Teaching the pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca’ gives us, as EFL practitioners, food for thought.  The book’s first half introduces English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and discusses the implications this has for teachers and students alike. The second half of the book is devoted to practical teaching suggestions, descriptions of […]

Published: 20 February 2012

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Reviewer: Simon Webster

Given the commercial success of the range of Cambridge Copy Collection titles such as Instant PET and Instant IELTS, the publication of a title for use with the large numbers of international students undertaking academic studies in the medium of English should perhaps not come as a surprise. EAP teachers, like those in other sectors, […]

Published: 11 November 2011

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