University Success - Intermediate - Writing | Book + MyEnglishLab

Authors: Kristin Dalby, Tim Dalby
Collection: University Success
Subject: Writing

ISBN: 9780134653211
Copyright: 2018

Retail price: $71.95
Format: Multiple-item retail product

Preparing students to thrive in a university setting

University Success Writing is designed for English language learners preparing for mainstream academic environments. A flexible three-part approach systematically builds skills tied to specific learning outcomes along with authentic writing strategies from top Stanford University professors. A strong focus on critical and creative thinking prepares students to approach writing assignments in different disciplines and write in academic degree classes. The Writing stand supports students through the writing process and moves them away from the production of highly structured essays.

Highlights

  • Each part is a self-contained module allowing teachers to focus on the highest-value skills and content.
  • Topics are aligned around science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) content.
    • Parts 1 and 2 include challenging readings that allow students to engage with the content as they build essential reading and critical thinking skills.
    • Part 3 provides a truly authentic experience with an extended essay that enables students to apply and expand the skills acquired in Parts 1 and 2.
  • Additional online readings, skill and vocabulary practices, collaboration activities, and assessments.
  • Strategies for academic success and soft skills delivered via online videos.

Intermediate level

Intensive skill practice

Intensive skill practice tied to learning objectives informed by the Global Scale of English

Authentic content
  • Listenings: 2 minutes?20 minutes
  • Multiple exposures and chunking
  • Genres include lectures, presentations, student presentations, and debates.
Explicit vocabulary instruction
  • Vocabulary previews and checks
  • Glossing of content vocabulary
  • Extensive recycling
Scaffolded approach

Multiple guided exercises focus on prediction, comprehension, application, and clarification.

Vocabulary strategies

Vocabulary strategy sections including:

  • Understanding abbreviations
  • Analyzing meaning using word parts
Graphic Organizers

Extensive integration of graphic organizers throughout to support note-taking and help students process complex content.

Kristin Dalby
Tim Dalby

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