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International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

In-sessional Courses Recommended Materials for Self-study

Grammar

  • Murphy, R. (2004) English Grammar in Use,  CUP  (intermediate grammar)
  • Hewings, M. (2005) Advanced Grammar in Use, CUP (advanced grammar)
  • Elsworth, S. Walker, E. (2008) Grammar Practice: Upper Intermediate, Pearson, Longman

Vocabulary

  • McArthy, M. (2008) Academic Vocabulary in Use with Answers, CUP
  • McArthy, M.(2006)Vocabulary in Use Advanced,  CUP
  • McArthy, M. (2001) Vocabulary in Use Upper-Intermediate, CUP
  • Woodward, G. (2004)  Key Words for Fluency Intermediate, Thomson
  • Woodward, G. (2004)  Key Words for Fluency Upper-Intermediate, Thomson
  • McCarthy, M., O'Dell, F.(2005) English Collocations in Use, CUP  
  • McCarthy, M., O'Dell, F. (2008) English Collocations in Use: Advanced, CUP  
  • McCarthy, M., (2007) English Phrasal Verbs in Use, CUP

Writing

  • Arnaudet and Barrett (1990), Paragraph Development A guide for students of English, Prentice
  • HallBailey, S. (2006), Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students, Routledge
  • Swales and Feak (2004) Academic Writing for Graduate Students, University of Michigan Press

Listening

  • Espeseth, M. (2004) Academic Listening Encounters series , CUP
  • Lynch, T. (2004)  Study Listening: A Course in Listening to Lectures and Note Taking, CUP

Speaking

  • Furneaux and Rignall (1997)  Speaking English for Academic Study Series, Prentice-Hall

Reading

  • Mosback, (1976)  Practical Faster Reading, CUP
  • Glendinning, E.  Holmström, B., (2004) Study Reading: A Course in Reading Skills for Academic Purposes,  CUP

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