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

Introduction
Education on Education
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
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

Language Focus II 33
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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