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University success oral communication : transition level /

by Cavage, Christina; Lockwood, Robyn Brinks; Hess, Ronnie Alan; Solomon, Victoria.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : Pearson Education, c2017Description: xviii, 198 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780134400273; 0134400275.Other Title: Oral communication.Subject(s): English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | English language -- Conversation and phrase books | Oral communication | Listening
Contents:
Part 1. Fundamental oral communication skills. Sociology : active participation -- Economics : idea development -- Biology : extended discourse -- Humanities : speaking styles -- Environmental engineering : visuals -- Part 2. Critical thinking skills. Sociology : facts and opinions -- Economics : implications and inferences -- Biology : understanding and presenting processes -- Humanities : analogies -- Environmental engineering : summarizing and synthesizing -- Part 3. Extended lectures. Sociology : five revolutions -- Economics : supply and demand -- Biology : are viruses alive? -- Humanities : love and education -- Environmental engineering : air filtration systems in the home.
Summary: This book builds essential skills that prepare students to understand and process lengthy academic lectures, defend their ideas, utilize the text to present concepts, speak thoughtfully in discussions, and contribute to group projects. List(s) this item appears in: Study Skills books outside Copy Room - improve your English
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Includes index.

Part 1. Fundamental oral communication skills. Sociology : active participation -- Economics : idea development -- Biology : extended discourse -- Humanities : speaking styles -- Environmental engineering : visuals -- Part 2. Critical thinking skills. Sociology : facts and opinions -- Economics : implications and inferences -- Biology : understanding and presenting processes -- Humanities : analogies -- Environmental engineering : summarizing and synthesizing -- Part 3. Extended lectures. Sociology : five revolutions -- Economics : supply and demand -- Biology : are viruses alive? -- Humanities : love and education -- Environmental engineering : air filtration systems in the home.

This book builds essential skills that prepare students to understand and process lengthy academic lectures, defend their ideas, utilize the text to present concepts, speak thoughtfully in discussions, and contribute to group projects.

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