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Collins Academic Skills - Presenting : B2+

Author: Graham Burton
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 12-09-2013
ISBN: 978-0-00-750713-9
Pages: 192

Regular price RRP £14.99 - In stock special offer


Deliver academic presentations with confidence

*The Collins Academic Skills Series - winner of the ELTon 2014 Innovation in Learner Resources Award.*

Collins Academic Skills Series: Presenting gives you the skills you need to plan, prepare and deliver successful presentations at college or university.

Learn how to
• feel confident and relaxed when presenting in seminars or tutorials
• prepare concise and effective notes
• keep your audience interested
• anticipate problems

Collins Academic Skills Series: Presenting will help you to make the most of your time at university.

  • Clear information and practice exercises, with chapters on seminars, tutorials and poster presentations
  • Audio CD with model language and effective presentation techniques
  • Information on academic expectations – understand the requirements of studying at university
  • Helpful tips and summaries
  • Answer key and glossary

Presenting is part of a new six-book series to help international students achieve academic success at college or university. It is designed to support students who are studying, or preparing to study, at an English-speaking institution.

Suitable for students whose level of English is Upper Intermediate / CEF level B2 / IELTS 5.5 and higher.

Other titles in the Collins Academic Skills Series: series
Group Work • Lectures • Numbers • Research • Writing

  • ‘Overall, this book covers virtually all the essentials ofgiving presentations and it is a ‘must have’ companion forundergraduate and postgraduate students as well as tutors who teach presentation skills.’ (Journal of the IATEFL English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group, Issue 44)
  • 'This is not just another book about how to deliver a presentation! This book provides a comprehensive yet simplistic overview of pragmatic considerations within an academic context.' Debbie Mann, Coordinator of In-sessional Courses, INTO Newcastle (full review published by BEBC Review Panel http://www.bebc.co.uk/bookreviewpresent)
  • ”'The book provides an excellent bridge from General English to EAP by keeping to a format familiar to EFL students. It’s easy to use and extremely thorough in its approach. Students can pick and choose not only which units to study but also select sub-sections within each, making it extremely practical. (…) The material is ideal for a Student Access Centre or for self-study. It would also provide teachers with an excellent framework for planning a series of lessons - a quick look at the contents page is a fool proof guide to teaching presentations.”Sharon Chalmers, Director of Studies, Live Language, Glasgow (full review published by BEBC Review Panel http://www.bebc.co.uk/bookreviewpresent)