"This is an English-language skills textbook to help ESL students acquire communication skills in the community (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The book is aimed at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels 5/6, focusing on intercultural skills and essential skills: reading text, document use, writing, oral communication, thinking skills, working with others, and computer use"--BC Campus website.
Written by five college reading and writing instructors, this interactive, multimedia text draws from decades of experience teaching students who are entering the college reading and writing environment for the very first time. It includes examples, exercises, and definitions for just about every reading- and writing-related topic students will encounter in their college courses.
This self-paced online course encourages extensive reading and helps students improve their reading and overall English skills. It has activities on different English books ranging from 59 Seconds to Animal Farm. There are also materials on the READ@PolyU 2017 book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the READ@PolyU 2018 book, Fifteen Dogs, and the READ@PolyU 2019 book, Persepolis. Created by the English Language Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.