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Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers (University of Michigan Press, 2012) by Nigel A. Caplan. Grammar Choices helps writers understand how grammar allows them to create meaning, control the strength of their claims, and organize information beyond the sentence. Grammar Choices can be used as a standalone textbook, a self-study reference guide, or as a companion text to Swales & Feak’s Academic Writing for Graduate Students. Exam/review/desk copies are available now from the publisher, and you and your students can buy the book directly from the Press, from amazon.com, or in class sets from your university bookstore.
Q: Skills for Success – Reading/Writing, Level 5 (Advanced). Second Edition
by Nigel A. Caplan and Scott Roy Douglas. 2nd edition. Oxford University Press (2015). Buy now from amazon.com.
“The course that connects critical thinking, language skills, and student learning outcomes.” (More details.)
A multi-skills book for high-beginning to low-intermediate ESL students preparing for the Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language®. This level in the Step Up series focuses on expanding vocabulary but also teaches essential grammar and speaking skills. The book comes with an audio CD, transcript, and answer key, as well as a companion site with additional recordings.
Step Up to the TOEFL® iBT is a skills-based textbook designed to address the needs of students who have not yet reached a language level to successfully prepare for the TOEFL® iBT. This volume does what no other textbook does: it helps intermediate-level students take a “step up” toward preparing themselves for the iBT by teaching and developing some of the grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills necessary to do well on the test.
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