Academic Skills Through Cases In American Studies
‘Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies’ is aimed at ESL college students at the Intermediate-high through Advanced levels of language proficiency
The book can be used both as a supplement to a course in American Studies or as a separate curriculum within an academic skills course.
It is designed around eight country-specific (U.S.) cases that develop academic skills tested on international exams
The book covers major topics in the areas of academic reading, speaking and writing
The content of the articles in each unit is selected according to the language needs of students majoring in economics, sociology, political science, and the like
Thus, the targeted learning outcome is two-fold: 1) to explore topical issues in American studies and 2) to master key academic skills