A short self-study or classroom course (40-60 hours) for engineers who need to use English in the workplace.
Cambridge English for Engineering develops the communication skills and specialist English language knowledge of engineering professionals, enabling them to communicate more confidently and effectively with colleagues and customers.
The ten standalone units cover topics common to all kinds of engineering - including civil, electrical and mechanical - such as procedures and precautions; monitoring and control; and engineering design. Authentic activities - from describing technical problems and suggesting solutions to working with drawings - make the course relevant and motivating.
The course requires no specialist knowledge on the part of the teacher and comprehensive teacher's notes are available online. It is also ideal for self-study.
Cambridge English for... is a new series of short courses for different areas of English for Specific Purposes. Written for professionals by professionals they combine the best in ELT methodology with real professional practice.
Contents: Technical explanations Materials technology Components and assemblies Engineering design Technical problems Technical solutions Procedures and precautions Monitoring and control Theory and practice Pushing the boundaries