Oxford English for Careers: Oil and Gas 2 Student Book A course for pre-work students who are studying for a career in the oil and gas industries
Jon Naunton and Alison Pohl
A pre-intermediate course for students studying for a career in the oil and gas industries, who will need English to communicate at work.
- ISBN: 978-0-19-456968-2
- Pages: 136
- Binding: Paperback
- Dimensions: 276x210 mm
Oil and Gas 2 is ideal for pre-work students, studying at pre-intermediate level, who will need to use English in work situations.
Oil and Gas 2 develops the vocabulary, language, and skills that students need to understand the industry, and apply this knowledge to practical situations such as refinery processes and downstream distribution.
- Student's Book
- Teacher's Book
- Class Audio CD
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Part of... Oxford English for Careers
- Topic-based syllabus, covering a range of subjects such as engineering and construction, production and distribution, and project management
- Teaches English in context, so students practise the language and skills they need for the job in real work situations
- Real-world profiles from genuine professionals in the 'It's my job' section offer authentic and engaging insights into the oil and gas industry
- Extra facts, figures, quotations, and specialist terminology included in the top margin of unit pages
- The Teacher's Resource Book provides specialist background to the industry for every unit, as well as industry tips to support non-expert teachers
Oil and Gas 2 is suitable for pre-intermediate level students studying for a career in the oil and gas industries. Oil and Gas 2 gives students the language, information, and skills they will need for a career in these industries.
A highly communicative course, Oil and Gas 2 provides students with functional language to use in a variety of work scenarios. Listening activities expose students to a variety of situations and accents, from both native and non-native English speakers. Activities include dialogues, presentations, and interviews. The 'Professional Skills' feature in each unit covers items of numeracy, measurement, and associated language relevant to working in the oil and gas industries.
The Writing Bank in the middle of the book provides basic writing practice, teaching students important skills such as technical report-writing.
The course supports teachers in the vocational teaching situation, providing them with specialist background information for the industry.
1 Oil and gas today
Meeting and greeting, word oil reserves, the petroleum, routines and activities, describing responsibilities
History of oil and gas in your region, the history of oil, the effects of oil, a short report
Sedimentary rocks and tectonics, the formation of oil and gas, the chemistry of hydrocarbons, exchanging information
Oil prices, trends in oil consumption, research methods
Drilling crews, drilling methods, options and suggestions, placing an order, the drilling rig and drill string
6 Environmental protection
Air pollution, oil pollution, cause and result
7 Engineering and construction
Extended reach drilling, oil platform, talking about measurements
What makes a good manager, onshore processing and metering, gas gathering in Kuwait, updates
9 Transportation and storage
Oil and gas pipelines, liquefied natural gas, pipelines
10 Refinery processes
Refinery maintenance and shut downs, loading terminals, refinery processes, problem solving, plant inspection report
11 Downstream distribution
Telephone skills, LPG, gas distribution, power stations
12 Project management
Delegation, tenders and bids, planning and cost, different project phases, delegating and monitoring progress
13 Safety and risk management
Risk, targets, metrics, and risk, warnings and reminders, risk assessment
14 Industry future
Working in a team, CCs, renewable energy, cars of the future, talking about the future, sending a covering letter, predicting the future
15 Careers in the oil and gas industry
CVs and covering letters, jobs in the oil and gas industries, into the future, talking about your future, job finding