English For Engineers With Cd

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Foundation Books, Feb 6, 2006 - English language - 200 pages
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English is fast gaining ground as a major link language and as a means of globalizing information and technology. It has been introduced as a subject of study in engineering colleges so that students can gain adequate proficiency in using the language. English for Engineers hopes to cater to students' needs in professional and academic contexts as well as in day-to-day interactions. The book aims to teach the four language skills, usage and study skills thorugh the interactive mode.

Key features

A variety of reading texts on topics of interest to young adult learners

Interesting and challenging exercises to develop communication skills

A companion CD-ROM that contains all the listening texts and provides a good model for students to practise

Grammar activity sections, designed as self-study material, to hone the use of certain aspects of language

Task Sheets to enable self-learning and self-assessment in learners

Built-in flexibility to cater to different learner- levels and interests
 

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Contents

Education on Education
1
No Letter from Mother
7
Poem for Everyman
12
Language Focus I
16
Environment Education and Sustainable Development
19
An Interview with a Field Biologist
24
Case Studies
28
Language Focus II
33
Letter from a Wife
65
Language Focus V
81
New Energy Webs
84
Renewable Energy
87
Valueadded Life
90
Language Focus VI
94
Local and Global Markets
97
Seven Tentacles of Management
102

Truth about Lies
36
The Freedom of Information Bill 2000
40
New Information Technology and Poverty Eradication
45
Language Focus III
49
Habitat for Humanity
51
What We must Learn from the West
57
Language Focus IV
62
Language Focus VII
110
Information Technology
113
Key Item
122
Applying for a Passport
128
Pitched Back
134
Language Focus IX
147
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