Study skills for speakers of English as a second language / Marilyn Lewis and Hayo Reinders.
Contributor(s): Reinders, Hayo.Material type: TextPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003Description: xiii, 220 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1403900264; 9781403900265.Subject(s): English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | Study skills | College students | Students, Foreign -- English-speaking countries -- Life skills guidesDDC classification: 428.24 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Table of contents Introduction ----
PART I. Getting organized. 1. Pre-departure decisions ---
2. Planning your studies ---
3. Improving your English ----
Part II. Your University Studies. 4. Lectures ---
5. Small group learning ---
6. Reading ---
7. Assignments and examinations ---
8. Writing a thesis ----
Part III. University Life. 9. Communicating with staff and students ---
10. Dealing with problems ---
11. Life beyond lectures.
Starting at any university is a major step in life. Students who speak English as a second language, studying in a new country, are taking an even bigger step. Based on interviews with international students and their teachers, this book offers straightforward advice on academic topics such as language use, as well as social topics and the culture of Western universities. It also contains a helpful mini-dictionary of university words, and so will be an ideal guide for any international student studying in an English-speaking university. -- Publisher description.