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A modular academic skills course developed in collaboration with the University of Reading.

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Presentations: University Foundation Study Course Book by Anthony Manning

Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Module 11: Presentations The Garnet Education Transferable Academic Skill Kit was short-listed for the Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award in 2008. TASK is a flexible learning resource that has been carefully designed to develop the key transferable skills that promote students' success in university and college study. Whether you are a student or a teacher, the TASK series provides a tried and tested teaching and learning tool suitable for a broad range of academic disciplines. A series of supported exercises relates theory to practice and provides students with the tools to develop a framework of skills that can then be used in a wide range of contexts both inside and outside the academic world. TASK can be followed as a complete course or individual modules can be selected to address specific needs. Created by members of the academic staff of the International Foundation Programme at the University of Reading, TASK forms a part of the university's skills provision for home and international students at all levels. Key Features * Familiarizes students with the process of preparing to give a presentation * Teaches the specific skills needed for giving a group presentation * Evaluates how to plan the topic, focus and content of a presentation * Teaches the language and delivery skills needed for a competent presentation performance * Explores the use of visual aids * Familiarizes students with presentations software Also available as a boxed set of all twelve modules.

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"A very important awareness-raising package for all who use it - including teachers and professors." "A must for every university and academic institution where overseas students are studying for a degree." "Exceptionally clear, motivating and highly relevant to student achievement." "The glossaries are particularly helpful as are the many references to websites which develop ideas mentioned in the text." Duke of Edinburgh ESU English Language Award judges "The most up-to-date and student-friendly collection of skills-based workbooks." Dr Monika Foster, Napier University "Equips students with skills which are necessary and transferable to work contexts." IATEFL Voices Newsletter "It's fantastic." Barbara Betinelli, Milan State University, Italy "Very useful in helping to promote learner autonomy, critical reflection and intercultural competence." Cynthia Sikorski, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

About Anthony Manning


Dr Anthony Manning is Dean for Internationalisation at the University of Kent and was formerly Director of the Centre for English and World Languages. Anthony is one of the original creators of the TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) series and he remains one of the main authors of the second edition of this range of books. Also for Garnet, Anthony has written Assessing EAP and English for Language and Linguistics as part of the ESAP series. Anthony has written a number of other books and journal contributions for other publishers. Before joining the University of Kent, Anthony was Assistant Director to what is now the International Study and Language Institute at the University of Reading. Anthony also taught in France, Germany, China and Japan. He has also been a lecturer at a Japanese College situated within the University of Durham, and at an International College in Reading. Anthony has a Doctorate in Education and Applied Linguistics with a focus on language testing. He has delivered seminar papers at ALTE, IATEFL, InForm and BALEAP conferences on the subject of English for academic purposes, language assessment and academic skills development. Elisabeth Wilding is Deputy Head of the International Study and Language Institute at the University of Reading. She is a member of the editorial committee of InForm, the journal for IFP professionals. Elisabeth's teaching and research interests relate to technology-enhanced learning, MOOCs, and academic skills development. Elisabeth has co-authored two course books in the 2015 TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) series: Presentations and Research and Online Sources. Jane Brooks wrote the TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) Teacher's Book and has contributed to a number of other modules in the series. She has been working in ELT since 1983. After teaching ESOL for a brief time, she moved into English for Academic Purposes, and has taught this in the UK and Caribbean for the last 23 years. She has also taught linguistics and francophone literature. At present, she is based at the University of Sussex, where she works mostly on pre-sessional courses. She is also researching plagiarism amongst international university students in UK universities.

Table of Contents


Contents Unit 1: About presentations Unit 2: Group presentations Unit 3: Content Unit 4: Communication Unit 5: Visual aids Unit 6: Slideshow tutorial

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GOR003773388
Presentations: University Foundation Study Course Book by Anthony Manning
Anthony Manning
Transferable Academic Skills Kit (TASK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Garnet Publishing Ltd
1999-01-01
34
1859649254
9781859649251
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.