Academic Vocabulary in Use

ISBN-10: 0521689392
ISBN-13: 9780521689397
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $30.50
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.68" wide x 10.39" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Academic Vocabulary in Use is the perfect study aid for anyone using English for their academic work. Ideal for students of any discipline, from engineers or social scientists to business students or lawyers, it covers all the key vocabulary they will come across in academic textbooks, articles, lectures and seminars, allowing them to function confidently in an English-speaking academic environment. The book is designed for students at good intermediate level and above as well as those preparing for IELTS and other university entrance examinations.

Acknowledgements
To the student and the teacher
Working with academic vocabulary
What is special about academic English?
Key nouns
Key verbs
Key adjectives
Key adverbs
Phrasal verbs in academic English
Key quantifying expressions
Words with several meanings
Metaphors and idioms
Word combinations
Nouns and the words they combine with
Adjective and noun combinations
Verbs and the words they combine with
Prepositional phrases
Verbs and prepositions
Nouns and prepositions
Fixed expressions
At academic institutions
Applications and application forms
College and university: the UK system
Systems compared: the US and the UK
Academic courses
Study habits and skills
Online learning
Ways of talking about ...
Sources
Facts, evidence and data
Numbers
Statistics
Graphs and diagrams
Money and education
Time
Cause and effect
Opinions and ideas
Talking about ideas
Reporting what others say
Analysis of results
Talking about meaning
Research and study aims
Talking about points of view
Degrees of certainty
Functions
Presenting an argument
Organising your writing
Making a presentation
Describing research methods
Classifying
Making connections
Comparing and contrasting
Describing problems
Describing situations
Processes and procedures
Describing change
Evaluation and emphasis
Summary and conclusion
Reading and vocabulary
Good friends
Australia
The World Wide Web
The human brain
Nanotechnology
International law: an overview
Reference
Formal and informal academic words and expressions
Numbers, units of measurement and common symbols
British and North American academic vocabulary
Spelling variations
Word formation
Abbreviations
Key
List of phonemic symbols
Index

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