English for Mechanical Engineering

Publisher: Garnet Education
Levels: Upper Intermediate (B2) - Proficient (C2)



English for Mechanical Engineering is a skills-based course designed specifically for students of mechanical engineering who are about to enter English-medium tertiary level studies. It provides carefully graded practice and progressions in the key academic skills that all students need, such as listening to lectures and speaking in seminars. It also equips students with the specialist mechanical engineering language they need to participate successfully within a mechanical engineering faculty. Extensive listening exercises come from mechanical engineering lectures, and all reading texts are taken from the same field of study. There is also a focus throughout on the key mechanical engineering vocabulary that students will need.



  • Listening: how to understand and take effective notes on extended lectures, including how to follow the argument and identify the speaker's point of view.

  • Speaking: how to participate effectively in a variety of realistic situations, from seminars to presentations, including how to develop an argument and use stance markers.

  • Reading: how to understand a wide range of texts, from academic textbooks to Internet articles, including how to analyze complex sentences and identify such things as the writer's stance.

  • Writing: how to produce coherent and well-structured assignments, including such skills as paraphrasing and the use of the appropriate academic phrases.

  • Vocabulary: a wide range of activities to develop students' knowledge and use of key vocabulary, both in the field of mechanical engineering and of academic study in general.

  • Vocabulary and Skills banks: a reference source to provide students with revision of the key words and phrases and skills presented in each unit.

  • Full transcripts of all listening exercises.

English for Mechanical Engineering

Student Book +Audio CD
ISBN: 9781859649398
Publisher: Garnet Education
Publication Date: Oct 2010
Levels: Upper Intermediate (B2)
Price
£24.00
Quantity
Teacher's Book
ISBN: 9781859649473
Publisher: Garnet Education
Publication Date: Oct 2010
Levels: Upper Intermediate (B2)
Price
£17.00
Quantity
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