||John Slaght, Paddy Harben, Anne Pallant
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The present book belongs to the popular "English for Academic Study" series and is the excellent collection of English texts intended to be used by learners of language as a good reference source when preparing for the demands of both under- and postgraduate study. This latest and completely revised edition of the publication could be used for self study or for the classroom training. The booklet would for sure be quite useful to all students who wish to develop their reading and writing since it contains so many authentic and up-t-o-date texts; and each of the texts covers one topical and interesting issue. The texts that have been selected and included in this publication are all of reasonable length and difficulty level. Apart from the opening introductory chapter, the topics covered in the book include the academic achievement, early human development, telemedicine, the environment today, the new linguistic order, and others. This perfect compilation of texts may be recommended to everyone who are working on their reading/writing skills; we would definitely suggest they take some time going through the training material provided herein. Of course, it will also be very useful for those willing to build their vocabulary including specific terminology.