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Headway Academic Skills:
Reading, writing and study skills

Level 1 - Student's Book, Richard Harrison (Oxford University Press)

Part of a three-level series that teaches students in higher education the skills essential for academic success.
New Headway Academic Skills can be used with a general coursebook or independently.

Academic skills:
The series focuses on improving students' academic skills by:

  • Developing the specific skills required for academic reading and writing through a wide range of topics relevant to higher education.
  • Exploring strategies to help students with new vocabulary, and to record, vary, and build their vocabulary.
  • Offering guidance in undertaking research, and in acknowledging sources.
  • Providing plenty of guided practice as well as freer practice to encourage learner independence.

Teacher's Guides are available at each level, with lesson notes, background information, answer keys to the Student Book activities, and extension activities.

Ten units based on the following themes:

ISBN: Headway Academic Skills: Reading, writing and study skills – Level 1

Contact: Oxford University Press

Headway Academic Skills: Listening, speaking and writing will be available summer 2011.

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