Oxford Grammar for EAP

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Oxford Grammar for EAP

English grammar and practice for Academic Purposes

Format: Paperback

A grammar reference and practice book for students on pre-university or university courses taught in English.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-432999-6
  • Pages: 224
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 265x190 mm

Oxford Grammar for EAP is a grammar reference and practice book which provides students with the functional grammar they need to succeed in their academic studies, whatever their chosen subject.

Oxford Grammar for EAP reviews and consolidates the key grammatical areas needed for essay writing and presentations, and puts theory into practice with exercises which test knowledge and challenge understanding.

Includes detailed answer key.

Key features

  • Provides students with the functional grammar they need to succeed in their academic studies, whatever their chosen subject
  • Reviews and consolidates the key grammatical areas needed for essay writing and presentations such as modal verbs, noun phrases, conditionals, and relative clauses
  • Suitable for students across a wide range of disciplines, e.g. business, finance, history, natural sciences, engineering, technology
  • Demonstrates and practises how to use strategies for academic writing and speaking such as comparing and contrasting, arguing and persuading, talking about cause and effect, and paraphrasing
  • Detailed answer key includes model answers to extended writing tasks
  • Quick test yourself exercises provide practice of specific grammar points
  • Tips highlight extra information worth remembering
  • Academic Word List glossaries help with learning high-frequency academic vocabulary used in the 'Challenge yourself' exercises
  • Supports all levels of Oxford EAP but works effectively as a supplement to any course or for independent study

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Oxford Grammar for EAP is a grammar reference and practice book for all students on pre-university or university courses taught in English, whatever the subject area. It can be used by students at Intermediate to Advanced level (B1 - C1) across a wide range of disciplines, e.g. business, finance, history, natural sciences, engineering, and technology.

Oxford Grammar for EAP provides students with the functional grammar they need in order to succeed in their academic studies. The book reviews and consolidates the key grammatical areas needed for essay writing and presentations such as modal verbs, noun phrases, conditionals, and relative clauses. It demonstrates and practises how to use strategies for academic writing and speaking such as comparing and contrasting, arguing and persuading, talking about cause and effect, and paraphrasing.

Throughout the book there are quick 'test yourself' exercises on specific grammar points as well as more challenging text-based exercises. The detailed answer key includes sample answers to the extended writing tasks.

It contains Academic Word List glossaries which help with learning high-frequency academic vocabulary, and tips which highlight extra information worth remembering.

Oxford Grammar for EAP is ideal for self-study or can be used as a supplement to any course. It supports all three levels of Oxford EAP, the course for English for Academic Purposes.

Contents


Section 1 Vocabulary Skills
  • Unit 1: Learning vocabulary
  • Unit 2: Nouns and adjectives
  • Unit 3: Verbs and adverbs
  • Unit 4: Word formation
  • Unit 5: Collocation
  • Unit 6: Patterns and structures
  • Unit 7: Academic language

  • Section 2 Academic Life
  • Unit 8: Academic study
  • Unit 9: Arts and social sciences
  • Unit 10: Sciences
  • Unit 11: Academic writing
  • Unit 12: Academic reading
  • Unit 13: Academic speaking and listening
  • Unit 14: Learning and technology
  • Review 1: Units 8-15

  • Section 3 Description
  • Unit 15: Structure
  • Unit 16: Processes
  • Unit 17: Time
  • Unit 18: Place
  • Unit 19: People and groups
  • Unit 20: Quantity
  • Unit 21: Statistics
  • Unit 22: Trends
  • Unit 23: Change
  • Review 2: Units 15-23

  • Section 4 Analysis and evaluation
  • Unit 24: Cause and effect
  • Unit 25: Similarities and differences
  • Unit 26: Problems and solutions
  • Unit 27: information and evidence
  • Unit 28: Research
  • Unit 29: Opinions
  • Unit 30: Theory
  • Unit 31: Positive evaluation
  • Unit 32: Negative evaluation
  • Review 3: Units 24-32

  • Section 5 Functions in academic writing
  • Unit 33: Emphasis
  • Unit 34: Hedging
  • Unit 35: Citation
  • Unit 36: Linking 1
  • Unit 37 Linking 2
  • Review 4: Units 33-37

  • Section 6 Disciplines
  • Unit 38: Business
  • Unit 39: Evidence
  • Unit 40: Technology
  • Unit 41: Environmental science
  • Unit 42: Social science
  • Unit 43 Medicine
  • Unit 44: Law
  • Unit 45: Politics
  • Review 5 Unites 38-45

  • Language reference
    Answer key
    Glossary