On Using English for Academic Purposes

You are going to find here examples - theoretical then put into practice - of Study Skills in English.

1.Developing Reading Skills

Make practice on the following READING TEXTS. After reading each text reflect on the following:

  1. the topic of the text
  2. see the text structure/organisation
  3. note down the main ideas in the text
  4. find some key words in the whole text
  5. think of another title/headline
  6. sum up the whole text
  7. debate on the meaning conveyed by the text
  8. imagine a dialogue/report on the text
  9. define the new words/phrases/expressions
  10. find an appropriate context for the new lexis
  11. pay attention to the grammar patterns in the text

Now start your reading and focus on the above items: