Magazine brings the intelligent, interested ordinary person the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs, while examining the issues that these throw up. It hails from the US and features cutting-edge technology and insightful commentary from scientists, scientific journalists, and other experts at the forefront of scientific study but is always presented in an interesting, vibrant way that breathes life into the subject
Academic English focuses on enhancing undergraduate students' English language proficiency in the university context. It is intended for students who are in their first year at university. It aims to help students bridge the gap between secondary school study and study at an English-medium university. Students are introduced to the skills needed to understand and produce common undergraduate academic texts such as reports, essays and tutorial discussions. This will help them to participate more effectively in their first-year university studies in English, thereby enriching their first-year experience
New Language Leader is the most effective course for 21st-century students who are serious about learning English. Designed around topics that stimulate discussion and debate, it has systematic skills work and a thorough study and writing skills syllabus. Unique scenario lessons provide students with the opportunity to practise the language they have learned, helping to prepare them for communication in the real world. It is particularly suited to students involved in or preparing for university study.
Essential Shakespeare: The Arden Guide to Text and Interpretation (Arden Shakespeare)
An introductory critical study for first year undergraduates which bridges the gap between A Level and university study. The book offers an accessible overview of key critical perspectives, early modern contexts, and methods of close reading, as well as screen and stage performances spanning several decades. Organised around the discussion of fourteen major plays, it introduces readers to the diverse theoretical approaches typical of today's English studies. This is a go-to resource that can be consulted thematically or by individual play or genre.
Whether around the campfire, between the covers of a great book, or in the theater, the desire to tell stories has been a common human impulse for thousands of years. These 48 lectures take you on a journey through time and around the world- from the enormous auditoriums of ancient Greece to a quiet study in the home of a 19th-century New England spinster- to introduce the history of world literature.
This book will equip you with the basic tools you will need to build an essay that is clear and logical and that you can be proud of. It also includes the following helpful hints and exercises to help you further develop your writing skills. Fuel for Thought: critical information and definitions that can help you learn more about a particular topic. Inside Track: tips for reducing your study and practice time - without accuracy sacrificing. Practice Lap: quick practice exercises and activities to let you test your knowledge.