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English for Chemistry EAP

  • English for Chemistry EAP
  • English for Chemistry EAP
  • English for Chemistry EAP
  • English for Chemistry EAP

English for Chemistry EAP

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Pages 320
ISBN13 978-618-5242-14-5
Place of Issue Thessaloniki
Year of publish 2017
Dimensions 21x29cm
Cover Softcover
Book interior 4 colors
Accompanying Material No
Code in Eudokso 77111735
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English for Chemistry EAP is tailored specifically for international students who are planning to embark on an university Chemistry programme in which the medium of instruction is ENGLISH. It aims to develop your knowledge of academic and scientific conventions and improve your skills in the following areas:

  • reading and understanding of General Chemistry articles
  • listening to Chemistry lectures, understanding sign-posting language and main points
  • writing for different audiences, genres and purposes within the same discipline
  • contributing effectively in seminars and discussions
  • preparing and giving effective scientific presentations
  • improving academic vocabulary and prominent grammar features
  • improving academic writing skills and and academic conventions
  • improving study skills such as planning and note-taking
  • improving your critical reading and
  • improving your writing skills with peer-review evaluations and independent research opportunities

1 Properties and States of Matter
Themes
States of matter, properties of matter, physical and chemical properties, surface tension, energy types

Reading skills
Skimming and scanning
Identifying main points

Vocabulary
Collocations
Adjective suffixes

Writing skills
Paragraph structure;
Identifying topic sentences

Note-taking skills
Taking linear notes from a lecture on “States of matter”

Introducing formality and academic register
Introducing formality by comparing and contrasting two webinars on “States of matter”

2 Chemical elements, periodic table and atomic structure
Themes
Periodic table, element symbols and names, halogens, noble gases, groups and families, properties of elements, fluorine, electronegativity, electron affinity and ionisation potential, metals, metalloids, non-metals

Academic style
Formality; one word verbs

Writing
Cohesion and Coherence

Discussion skills
Asking for clarification
Asking for opinions

Tenses
Past simple
Present perfect simple

3 Chemical and Physical interactions and cycles
Themes
Earth and atmosphere, hydrological cycle, rock cycle, water phases, chemical reactions, nitrogen cycle

Note-taking skills
Lecture cues

Adverbs
Of degree, opinion, frequency, manner

Formality
Noun phrases
Confusing words

References
Why and how we use them

4 Laboratory Safety Issues
Themes
Laboratory safety issues and regulations, laboratory tools and equipment

Introduction to Paraphrasing
Cause and effect of lab accidents

Expressing purpose
Note-taking task

Following instructions
Note-taking task

Adverbial phrases

Adjectives
Negative prefixes

Tenses
Past simple, past continuous

5 Chemical Reactions, Bonding and Intermolecular Forces (IF)
Themes
Covalent bonds, Ionic bonds, electronegativity, intermolecular forces, London forces, dipole-dipole, Van der Waals

Conditionals

Note-taking skills
Paraphrasing notes

Exemplifying

Chemical reactions
Chemical formulas

Note-taking skills
Intermolecular forces
Identifying the moves in a lecture

6 Separation Techniques
Themes
Separation techniques; distillation, evaporation, crystallisation, thin layer or paper chromatography, separating funnel, filtration

Academic skills
Describing processes

Vocabulary
Synonyms
Word-formation and use in context

Grammar
Inversions
If clauses

Note-taking
Thin Layer Chromatography

Peer-reviewing other student’s work

Independent research skills
Summarising, synthesising and paraphrasing two sources with the same content

7 Scientific Method
Themes
Scientific method, experimental science, primary research, bias, replication, reproducibility, peer reviewed journals

Skills
Presentation structure and opening phrases
Writing/designing slides

Vocabulary
Meaning variations between technical, academic and general words / word derivatives

Grammar
Articles (A(n), the, or -)

Independent Research Projects
Creating visuals following guidelines
Comparing and contrasting experimental and empirical data

Scientific Writing; noticing genre differences
Noticing writing style for different audiences
Identifying rhetorical moves in scientific introductions

8 From Electricity to Electrochemistry
Themes
Electricity, electrochemistry, electroplating, electrolysis, redox reactions, galvanic cells

Note-taking style
Making mind-maps

Modal verbs
Avoiding informality
Introduction to cautious writing

Avoiding wordiness

Vocabulary

Synonyms
Compound words in science

Noticing genre differences within the same discipline
Focusing on academic writing style

Peer-reviewing a student’s sample laboratory report

Note-taking and Writing
Revising a lab report following teacher feedback

Note-taking task
Electrolysis experiment
Structure of a lab report

9 Acids and Bases
Themes
acids, bases, hydronium ion concentration, hydroxy ions concentration, conjugation, dissociation, amphoteric solvent

Definitions

Grammar
Relative clauses

Chemistry nomenclature
Reading a Chemical Formula
Chemical Affixes and Prefixes

Academic writing
Reporting graphs and charts

10 Water Treatment
Themes
Water treatment methods, effluents, distillation, pre and post
chlorination, reverse osmosis, activated carbon

Definitions

Evaluative language
Favouring and unfavouring others’ views

Latin and Greek Plurals

Passive voice

Note-taking skills
Waste water treatment process

11 Polymers
Themes
Polymers, synthetic, natural, thermosetting, thermoplastic, linear, branched, cross-linked, fibers, plastics and elastomers

Gerund and infinitive

Avoiding wordiness

Note-taking task

Glossary
Evaluation Checklist
Transcripts
Bibliography

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