Career Paths: Facilities Maintenance is a new educational resource for facility maintenance professionals who want to improve their English communication in a work environment. Incorporating career-specific vocabulary and contexts, each unit offers step-by-step instruction that immerses students in the four key language components: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Career Paths: Facilities Maintenance addresses topics including waste management, HVAC, plumbing, fire safety, and pest control.
The series is organized into three levels of difficulty and offers a minimum of 400 vocabulary terms and phrases. Every unit includes a test of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and listening skills, and leads students through written and oral production.
- A variety of realistic reading passages
- Career-specific dialogues
- 45 reading and listening comprehension checks
- Over 400 vocabulary terms and phrases
- Guided speaking and writing exercises
- Complete glossary of terms and phrases
The audio CDs (downloadable) contain all recorded material.
Chris Anderson manages a facility maintenance business in Chicago, IL. In his decades of work in the field, Mr. Anderson has performed maintenance in office parks, apartments, schools, and public buildings.
The Digital version of the book contains subject specific videos, instant feedback on all tasks and progress monitoring reports.