Communication skills and English structures are essential for students whose medium of instruction is a second or foreign language. This book introduces students in secondary schools and higher learning institutions to some crucial elements in the two components above. It gives them the skills to write official letters, curriculum vitae, memos, and reports. It further highlights the general guidelines for studying and managing time effectively to accomplish academic goals. Additionally, the book covers English structures explained in simple and clear language with various examples. This enables the targeted students to strengthen their writing and speaking skills and eventually accomplish their academic goals.
The rich detail found in the chapters makes this book on Professional Writing Techniques and Selected English Structures a mainstay for teachers, students and skilled workers [Dr. David Barasa, Senior Lecturer, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya].
Eustard R. Tibategeza is a professional teacher who has taught English and communication skills in secondary schools, teachers’ colleges, and higher learning institutions. He has a wide experience with students’ challenges regarding English as a medium of instruction and communication skills. He has a PhD in Linguistics from University of the Free State (South Africa), a Master of Arts in Linguistics, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Dar es Salaam, and a Diploma in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages and Linguistics at St Augustine University of Tanzania and a Research Fellow in the Department of African Languages at University of the Free State.