The book Technical English for Architects, Civil engineers and Surveying engineers: A Learner-Centred Approach has been designed for non-native speakers of English who are studying engineering. It focuses on developing students’ context-based skills in English and their communicative competence by covering a wide range of topics related to specific disciplines of engineering i.e., architecture, civil and surveying engineering. This course aims at increasing students’ vocabulary and familiarizing them with a variety of text types and discourse environments. It involves them in using the language for a variety of purposes and in a variety of contexts and it encourages them to explore ways in which they can approach the different tasks.

The book, which is for B level learners and above, contains:

■ Focused and contextualised reading
■ Authentic texts
■ Different types of vocabulary-building activities
■ Word-families activities
■ Real life tasks
■ Writing activities urging students to use the new language
■ Full glossary of technical terms