Essays and Integrating Sources
Sarah Leu and Heike Neumann
The series is designed for the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) writing courses that prepare students from non-English speaking backgrounds for mainstream college and university level studies. The series acts as a bridge into the heavy writing demands of post-secondary education.
- Authentic content from Canadian textbooks helps students prepare for future academic studies.
- Realistic writing models and methodical practice empower students to become accomplished writers in multiple rhetorical patterns.
- Sentence skills, grammar skills, and composition skills help students understand and apply key writing skills.
- Step-by-step writing tasks take students reliably through the entire writing process.
- Preventing plagiarism strategies in each unit help students master the art of citing, paraphrasing, referencing, and summarizing.
- Systematic vocabulary instruction in each unit covers the AWL and extends into mid-frequency words, helping students acquire a rich and comprehensive vocabulary base.
- Critical Thinking Skills and Learning Strategies increase students' engagement, comprehension and success.
- Language Tips in each unit help students master essential words, phrases and expressions related to the rhetorical patterns being studied.
- Flexible units allow teachers and students to focus solely on the academic writing goals or also delve into the academic readings and vocabulary instruction.
A complete teacher's resource will be available online.
- Unit 1 Communications: Media Literacy
EXPLORING IDEAS: Summary
ACADEMIC READING: Choosing the Right Synonym
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Recognizing an Author's Purpose for Writing and Thesis
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Paraphrasing
UNIT OUTCOME: Summary
- Unit 2 Sociology: Technological Innovation in Society
EXPLORING IDEAS: Expository Essay
ACADEMIC READING: Understanding Your Dictionary
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Writing a Thesis Statement That Answers a Question
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Developing Body Paragraphs with the Question Technique
UNIT OUTCOME: Expository Essay
- Unit 3 Tourism and Hospitality Management: Travel
EXPLORING IDEAS: Compare-and-Contrast Essay
ACADEMIC READING: Learning to Use New Words Using a Dictionary
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Writing Topic Sentences
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Achieving Essay Unity
UNIT OUTCOME: Compare-and Contrast-Essay
- Unit 4 Biology: Immunity
EXPLORING IDEAS: Cause-and-Effect Essay
ACADEMIC READING: Using Vocabulary Learning Strategies
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Writing a Cause-and-Effect Thesis Statement
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Revising
UNIT OUTCOME: Cause-and-Effect Essay
- Unit 5 Environmental Science: Climatology
EXPLORING IDEAS: Problem-Solution Essay
ACADEMIC READING: Understanding Collocation
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Writing a Problem-Solution Thesis Statement
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Achieving Coherence
UNIT OUTCOME: Problem-Solution Essay
- Unit 6 Business: Corporate Social Responsibility
EXPLORING IDEAS: Persuasive Essay
ACADEMIC READING: Correcting Grammar Using your Dictionary
PROCESS FUNDAMENTALS: Writing a Debatable Thesis Statement
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS: Acknowledging Opposing Views
UNIT OUTCOME: Persuasive Essay"
Jennifer MacDonald has been an English language teacher since 2001. She has taught at Dalhousie University and St. Francis Xavier University, as well as in Spain, Argentina, and Slovakia. She holds an MA in TESOL from the University College London Institute of Education, where she is also currently a doctoral candidate in education.
Scott Roy Douglas is the Series Editor for Academic Inquiry. He has been actively involved in the field of English language teaching for over 20 years. He has taught at the University of Calgary, Kansai Gaidai University, and the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, among others. He earned his MEd and PhD in TESL from the University of Calgary.
has been teaching English and English for Academic Purposes for more than 20 years. She has taught at McGill University, Concordia University, The New School of New York, and New York University. Her accreditations include a PhD in TESOL from New York University and an MA in TESOL from St. Michael's College.
Douglas is the Series Editor for Academic Inquiry. He has been actively involved in the field of English language teaching for over 20 years. He has taught at the University of Calgary, Kansai Gaidai University, and the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, among others. He earned his MEd and PhD in TESL from the University of Calgary.