Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students by Stephen Bailey

By Stephen Bailey

Such a lot overseas scholars have to write essays and studies for tests and coursework. but writing strong educational English is a hard activity. This new version of educational Writing has been totally revised to assist scholars succeed in this target. sincerely organised, the path explains the writing procedure from begin to end. every one degree is validated and practised, from opting for appropriate assets, analyzing, note-making and making plans via to re-writing and proofreading.
The ebook is split into brief sections which comprise examples, causes and workouts to be used within the lecture room or self-study. Cross-references permit easy accessibility to correct sections, and an entire resolution secret's included.
The third variation has been constructed in keeping with feedback from either scholars and lecturers. that includes a brand new web site, there's elevated assurance of plagiarism, argument, reason and impression, comparability, definitions and educational sort. various sorts of writing, together with stories and literature studies, also are covered.
All overseas scholars desirous to maximise their educational power will locate this easy-to-use, functional ebook a invaluable consultant to writing in English for his or her measure classes.

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G. g. abstract, contents, index) Choosing suitable texts Look at title and sub-title Skim text for gist – is it relevant? Read extensively when useful sections are found ■ Can you suggest any other reading skills to add to the chart above? 2B Reading: developing critical approaches 2 Titles, sub-titles and text features Many books and articles have both a title and a sub-title: The Right to Have Rights: Citizenship Practice and the Political Constitution of the EU. The title is usually shorter; the sub-title often gives more information about the focus.

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2 Reading: finding A suitable sources CHAPTER Students often underestimate the importance of effective reading, but on any course it is vital to be able to locate the most relevant and suitable sources. This unit: • • • examines the most appropriate text types for academic work explores ways of locating relevant material in the library explains the use of electronic resources 1 Academic texts You need to read a variety of text types for your course, so it is important to identify suitable types and recognise their features.

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