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2013 Collection

1.) Collins English for Business : Pre-Intermediate BUSINESS GRAMMAR & PRACTICE

Author: Nick Brieger, Simon Sweeney

Call no. PE1115 B853P 2011

Book Description

  • A comprehensive and clear guide for those looking to improve their English grammar for use in the workplace. If you are required to use English at work but feel you need to build up your grammar, Collins' new Business Grammar & Practice is the perfect solution. Well-known Business English experts Nick Brieger and Simon Sweeney guide the user through 84 units to explain the structure of the English language. Examples of real usage are followed by a simple but thorough explanation of each grammar point. Then, a range of practice exercises cement your understanding. All of the sample sentences are taken from the COBUILD corpus. This ensures that you don't learn artificial language – instead you get to grips with the vocabulary and structures that are used in the business world around the globe today. Work through the book from start to finish for a comprehensive course in pre-intermediate grammar, or pick and choose the topics of most interest to you. Topics covered: Main tenses (presents, imperatives, pasts, futures, conditionals) Auxiliaries and modals Voice – active vs. passive constructions Irregularities Sentence and clause types Nouns Adjectives and Adverbs Determiners (articles, pronouns, demonstratives, quantifiers! ) Prepositions CEF level: A2-B1 ALSO AVAILABLE: Collins Business Grammar & Practice: Intermediate.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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2.) Collins English for Business : Intermediate BUSINESS GRAMMAR & PRACTICE

Author: Nick Brieger, Simon Sweeney

Call no. PE1115 B853I 2011

Book Description

  • A comprehensive and clear guide for those looking to improve their English grammar for use in the workplace. If you are required to use English at work but feel you need to build up your grammar, Collins' new Business Grammar & Practice is the perfect solution. Well-known Business English experts Nick Brieger and Simon Sweeney guide the user through 72 units to explain the structure of the English language. Examples of real usage are followed by a simple but thorough explanation of each grammar point. Then, a range of practice exercises cement your understanding. All of the sample sentences are taken from the COBUILD corpus. This ensures that you don't learn artificial language – instead you get to grips with the vocabulary and structures that are used in the business world around the globe today. Work through the book from start to finish for a comprehensive course in intermediate grammar, or pick and choose the topics of most interest to you. Topics covered: Main tenses (presents, pasts, futures, conditionals) Auxiliaries and modals Active vs. passive voice Verb irregularities Sentence and clause types Nouns Adjectives and adverbs Determiners (articles, pronouns, demonstratives! ) Prepositions CEF level: B1-B2 ALSO AVAILABLE: Collins Business Grammar & Practice: Pre-Intermediate.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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3.) Collins English for Business : WRITING

Author: Nick Brieger, Simon Sweeney

Call no. PE1115 B853C 2011

Book Description

  • Write clearer business documents more efficiently This brand new self-study book is the ideal way for business people to refine and perfect their written English. It is aimed particularly at executives who communicate in written English frequently or work in foreign or multinational companies. Collins English for Business is a new series of self-study skills books which focus on the language you really need to do business in English – wherever you are in the world. Each title includes tips on how to communicate effectively and how to communicate inter-culturally. Other titles in the series: Speaking and Listening.
    Powered by COBUILD – using the real language of business English.
    Contents: Twenty 4-page units featuring key areas, such as Getting the Right Tone, Linking Ideas, Writing Quickly and Simply, Dealing with Difficult Issues and Editing the Language.
    Each unit contains: - Exercises focused on written texts, vocabulary or key structures - Grammar tips - Key phrases
    Reference section with key phrases for written documents is included at the end of the book.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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4.) Collins English for Business : LISTENING

Author: Ian Badger

Call no. PE1115 B135C 2011

Book Description

  • Understand what they're saying – however they say it This completely innovative self-study book and audio CD set is the perfect way for busy executives to improve their English listening skills. It features real people talking about their work and their lives in a variety of native and non-native accents alongside exercises and learning material. Collins English for Business is a new series of self-study skills books which focus on the language you really need to do business in English – wherever you are in the world. Each title includes tips on how to communicate effectively and how to communicate inter-culturally. Other titles in the series: Speaking and Writing.
    Powered by COBUILD – using the real language of business English
    Listening contents: Twenty 4-page units cover the key areas, such as Small Talk, Working in English Globally, Telephoning and Teleconferencing.
    Each unit contains: - Exercises based on authentic audio recording - Grammar tips - Key phrases
    Audio CD containing 78 minutes of authentic recordings

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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5.) Collins English for Business : SPEAKING

Author: James Schofield, Anna Osborn

Call no. PE1115 S366C 2011

Book Description

  • Understand what they're saying – however they say it This completely innovative self-study book and audio CD set is the perfect way for busy executives to improve their English listening skills. It features real people talking about their work and their lives in a variety of native and non-native accents alongside exercises and learning material. Collins English for Business is a new series of self-study skills books which focus on the language you really need to do business in English – wherever you are in the world. Each title includes tips on how to communicate effectively and how to communicate inter-culturally. Other titles in the series: Speaking and Writing.
    Powered by COBUILD – using the real language of business English
    Listening contents: Twenty 4-page units cover the key areas, such as Small Talk, Working in English Globally, Telephoning and Teleconferencing.
    Each unit contains: - Exercises based on authentic audio recording - Grammar tips - Key phrases
    Audio CD containing 78 minutes of authentic recordings

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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6.) STEP UP TO IELTS : Personal Study Book with Answers

Author: Vanessa Jakeman, Clare Mcdowell

Call no. PE1128 J12S 2004

Book Description

  • This course covers essential exam skills and language for IELTS in approximately sixty hours of teaching time, and familiarises students quickly with the exam. The course covers both the Academic and General Training modules It provides students with invaluable advice on how to maximise their band score in the exam. Shorter, achievable exam-type tasks build students' exam skills, before students try the more challenging tasks at authentic test level. The test practice sections at the end of each unit together constitute a whole sample IELTS test. The 'With answers' edition contains a full answer key and information on the exam, making it ideal for students preparing independently. For students with more time, the pocket-sized Personal Study Book provides extra vocabulary, grammar and writing practice. The Self-study Pack contains the Self-study Student's Book and Audio CDs.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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7.) CAMBRIDGE Vocabulary for IELTS with answers ; Self-study vocabulary practice

Author: Pauline Cullen

Call no. PE1128 C967C 2008

Book Description

  • Cambridge Vocabulary for IELTS covers the vocabulary needed by students taking the IELTS test. It provides students with practice of test tasks from each paper. It includes useful tips on how to approach IELTS exam tasks and covers especially tricky areas such as the language needed to describe data and processes. It is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and the Cambridge Learner Corpus to ensure that the vocabulary is presented in genuine contexts and includes real learner errors.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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8.) Cambridge grammar for IELTS with answers ; Self-study grammar reference and practice

Author: Diana Hopkins, Pauline Cullen

Call no. PE1128 H794C 2012

Book Description

  • Cambridge Grammar for IELTS provides complete coverage of the grammar needed for the IELTS test, and develops listening skills at the same time. It includes a wide range of IELTS tasks from the Academic and General Training Reading, Writing and Listening modules, and contains helpful grammar explanations and a grammar glossary.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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9.) CAMBRIDGE IELTS 1: PRACTICE TESTS ; Self-Study Edition

Author: Vanessa Jakeman, Clare Mcdowell

Call no. PE1128 C178P 2011

Book Description

  • Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS I contains four complete practice tests for the Academic module of the International English Language Testing System examination, plus extra Reading and Writing papers for the General Training module. Written by experienced IELTS examiners, one based in Britain and one based in Australia. The Students Book contains an introduction to the different modules of the exam together with an explanation of the different IELTS question types and how to approach them. The inclusion of annotated keys and tapescripts for each test makes the book ideal for the purposes of self-study students. The cassettes contain listening material carefully chosen to reflect the reality of the exam in terms of timing, format and the types of speaker and accent used.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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10.) CAMBRIDGE IELTS 2 ; WITH ANSWERS Edition

Press: Cambridge University

Call no. PE1128 C178E 2008

Book Description

  • This collection of practice material for the International English Language Testing system (IELTS) has been specially prepared for publication by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to familiarise themselves with IELTS and to practise examination techniques using authentic test material. Cambridge IELTS 2 contains four complete tests for Academic candidates, plus extra Reading and Writing modules for General Training candidates. The book includes an introduction to these different modules together with an explanation of the scoring system used by Cambridge ESOL The inclusion of a comprehensive section of answers and tapescripts means that the material is ideal for students working partly or entirely on their own. The cassettes contain material for the listening paper in the same timed format as the exam.
    Examination Papers from University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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11.) McGraw-Hill's IELTS

Author: Monica Sorrenson

Call no. PE1128 S713I 2012

Book Description

  • This is the authoritative preparation guide to help you conquer the IELTS. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a paper-based test that consists of four modules - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Question types include multiple choice, sentence completion, short answer, classification, matching, labeling, and diagram/chart interpretation. Created by ESL experts at Cambridge University in the UK, IELTS has now overtaken the TOEFL to become the world's leading English proficiency exam for college and university admissions. “McGraw-Hill's IELTS” provides intensive instruction and practice for every question type you may encounter on this important exam, plus four complete sample tests with explanations. The audio CD packaged with the book provides audio tracks for all listening portions of the test.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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12.) Official TOEFL iBT Tests

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISES, INC.

Call no. PE1128 O32 2013

Book Description

  • Official TOEFL iBT Tests with Audio contains five actual retired TOEFL test forms with authentic TOEFL reading, listening, speaking, and writing questions. Each form includes an answer key and complete audio transcripts. You also get audio for all the listening passages of the tests, provided on the accompanying audio CD.
    • Provides more than 300 real TOEFL questions from the test-makers
    • Audio for all test listening sections on CD-ROM
    • Test results worksheets to record your progress and improvement from test to test

      Number of Items: 1 copy

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13.) Writing for the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD, 4th Edition

Author: Dr. Lin Lougheed

Call no. PE1128 L887B 2011

Book Description

  • This updated manual prepares students to succeed on the TOEFL's Independent Task, the all-important essay question, and on the Integrated Task, which combines reading, listening, and writing skills. The author presents a three-step program designed to help students write like native speakers of English. His coaching entails gathering ideas, organizing details, and developing the chosen topic into clear, grammatical written English. He also provides exercises in proofreading and editing. Over 160 model essays and model integrated tasks are included for students to read and analyze. Lectures typical of those presented on actual tests are contained on the audio CD enclosed with the manual.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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14.) BARRON'S TOEFL IBT, 13th Edition

Author: Pamela J. Sharpe

Call no. PE1128 S532T 2010

Book Description

  • The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is an internet-based test, or iBT, and this updated edition of Barronas TOEFL manual simulates the testas internet-based format. The manual presents seven full-length model TOEFL iBT tests with explanations or examples for all questions, including sample essays and speaking responses. Author Pamela Sharpe also gives test-takers a general orientation to the TOEFL iBT and follows with a review of academic skills, which include note taking, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing. A review of language skills covers listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. The enclosed CD-ROM presents the seven on-screen TOEFL iBT exams in the book plus a bonus iBT exam, all eight of which simulate actual test conditions and provide automatic scoring.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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15.) BARRON'S TOEIC, 5th Edition

Author: Dr. Lin Lougheed

Call no. PE1128 L887T 2010

Book Description

  • This updated edition of the TOEIC manual with audio compact discs prepares students for the Test of English for International Communication. The manual presents four full-length practice tests similar in format and question types to the currently given TOEIC. The author also provides an extensive review of reading comprehension skills that reflects questions found on the TOEIC. A passing grade on this test is required by many businesses and institutions when they are considering job applicants whose first language is not English. This heavily illustrated manual along with three compact discs offers comprehensive instruction in English language listening comprehension.

    Number of Items: 3 copy

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16.) BARRON'S ESSENTIAL WORDS FOR THE TOEFL, 5th Edition

Author: Steven J. Matthiesen

Call no. PE1128 M443B 2011

Book Description

  • A list of approximately 500 need-to-know words with definitions is presented for ESL students preparing to take the TOEFL. The book also presents detailed advice on ways that students can expand their English language vocabulary. They will find helpful tips on using a dictionary and a thesaurus to expand word power plus practice tests with answer keys. The tests are designed to help students evaluate their expanding word-learning progress and increased vocabulary in English.

    Number of Items: 2 copy

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17.) BARRON'S PRACTICE EXERCISES FOR THE TOEFL, 7th Edition

Author: Pamela J. Sharpe

Call no. PE1128 S532B 2011

Book Description

  • Updated to reflect the latest TOEFL formats, this book with optional audio CD package presents more than 1,000 practice questions with explanatory answers. This package is designed to prepare students to succeed on both the Paper-Based TOEFL (PBT) and the Internet-Based TOEFL (iBT). A full-length TOEFL PBT practice test and a full-length TOEFL iBT practice test are also included, and are supplemented with instructions for evaluating answers to test questions and determining a test score.

    Number of Items: 3 copy

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18.) BARRON'S TOEIC PRACTICE EXAMS

Author: Dr. Lin Lougheed

Call no. PE1128 L887P 2010

Book Description

  • ESL students preparing to take the Test of English for International Communication will find three full-length practice exams that reflect the actual TOEIC in length, subject matter, question types, and degree of difficulty. All questions are answered and explained. The tests' listening comprehension questions are contained on the enclosed audio compact discs.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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19.) Action Plan for IELTS

Author: Vanessa Jakeman, Clare Mcdowell


Call no. PE1128 J12A 2006

Book Description

  • A short, intensive, low-level exam preparation guide, based around preparing for IELTS in the few weeks leading up to the test. Action Plan for IELTS is a short, self-study guide for students about to take the IELTS test. The book is organised by paper and examines each question type in detail. It gives students a last-minute action plan, providing examples, mini practice tasks and strategies to maximise their band score in the test. Action Plan for IELTS is available for both the Academic and General Training module. The Academic module is suitable for students around Band 6+ and the General Training module for students around Band 5+. A Self-study Student's Book and an Audio CD are also available.

    Number of Items: 1 copy

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