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Academic writing : a handbook for international students / Stephen Bailey.

By: Bailey, Stephen, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge 2018Edition: 5th ed.Description: xxx, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781138048737 (Hardback); 9781138048744 (Paperback).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 808.0428 Online resources: WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction for Teachers Introduction for Students Academic Writing Quiz Written British and American English -- A Short guide Part 1: The Writing Process 1.1 Basics of Writing 1.2 Reading: Finding Suitable Sources 1.3 Reading: Developing Critical Approaches 1.4 Avoiding Plagiarism 1.5 From Understanding Essay Titles to Planning 1.6 Finding Key Points and Note-making 1.7 Summarising and Paraphrasing 1.8 References and Quotations 1.9 Combining Sources 1.10 Organising Paragraphs 1.11 Introductions and Conclusions 1.12 Rewriting and Proofreading Progress Check 1 Part 2: Elements of Writing 2.1 Argument and Discussion 2.2 Cause and Effect 2.3 Comparison 2.4 Definitions 2.5 Examples 2.6 Generalisations 2.7 Problems and Solutions 2.8 Visual Information Progress Check 2 Part 3: Language Issues 3.1 Cohesion 3.2 Definite Articles 3.3 Numbers 3.4 Passive and Active 3.5 Puntuation 3.6 Singular or Plural 3.7 Style 3.8 Time Markers Progress Check 3 Part 4: Vocabulary for Writing 4.1 Approaches to Vocabulary 4.2 Abbreviations 4.3 Academic Vocabulary: Nouns and Adjectives 4.4 Academic Vocabulary: Adverbs and Verbs 4.5 Conjunctions 4.6 Prefixes and Suffixes 4.7 Prepositions 4.8 Synonyms Progress Check 4 Part 5: Writing Models 5.1 Case Studies 5.2 Literature Reviews and Book Reviews 5.3 Writing Longer Papers 5.4 Reports 5.5 Writing Letters and Emails 5.6 Writing in Groups
Summary: Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process Elements of Writing Language Issues Vocabulary for Writing Writing Models The first part explains and practises every stage of essay writing, from choosing the best sources, reading and note-making, through to referencing and proofreading. The four remaining parts, organised alphabetically, can be taught in conjunction with the first part or used on a remedial basis. A progress check at the end of each part allows students to assess their learning. All units are fully cross-referenced, and a complete set of answers to the practice exercises is included. New topics in this edition include Writing in Groups, Written British and American English, and Writing Letters and Emails. In addition, the new interactive website has a full set of teaching notes as well as more challenging exercises, revision material and links to other sources. Additional features of the book include: Models provided for writing tasks such as case studies and essays Use of authentic academic texts from a wide range of disciplines Designed for self-study as well as classroom use Useful at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Glossary to explain technical terms, plus index Written to deal with the specific language issues faced by international students, this practical, user-friendly book is an invaluable guide to academic writing in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Table of contents Introduction for Teachers Introduction for Students Academic Writing Quiz Written British and American English --
A Short guide Part 1: The Writing Process 1.1 Basics of Writing 1.2 Reading: Finding Suitable Sources 1.3 Reading: Developing Critical Approaches 1.4 Avoiding Plagiarism 1.5 From Understanding Essay Titles to Planning 1.6 Finding Key Points and Note-making 1.7 Summarising and Paraphrasing 1.8 References and Quotations 1.9 Combining Sources 1.10 Organising Paragraphs 1.11 Introductions and Conclusions 1.12 Rewriting and Proofreading Progress Check 1 Part 2: Elements of Writing 2.1 Argument and Discussion 2.2 Cause and Effect 2.3 Comparison 2.4 Definitions 2.5 Examples 2.6 Generalisations 2.7 Problems and Solutions 2.8 Visual Information Progress Check 2 Part 3: Language Issues 3.1 Cohesion 3.2 Definite Articles 3.3 Numbers 3.4 Passive and Active 3.5 Puntuation 3.6 Singular or Plural 3.7 Style 3.8 Time Markers Progress Check 3 Part 4: Vocabulary for Writing 4.1 Approaches to Vocabulary 4.2 Abbreviations 4.3 Academic Vocabulary: Nouns and Adjectives 4.4 Academic Vocabulary: Adverbs and Verbs 4.5 Conjunctions 4.6 Prefixes and Suffixes 4.7 Prepositions 4.8 Synonyms Progress Check 4 Part 5: Writing Models 5.1 Case Studies 5.2 Literature Reviews and Book Reviews 5.3 Writing Longer Papers 5.4 Reports 5.5 Writing Letters and Emails 5.6 Writing in Groups


Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process Elements of Writing Language Issues Vocabulary for Writing Writing Models The first part explains and practises every stage of essay writing, from choosing the best sources, reading and note-making, through to referencing and proofreading. The four remaining parts, organised alphabetically, can be taught in conjunction with the first part or used on a remedial basis. A progress check at the end of each part allows students to assess their learning. All units are fully cross-referenced, and a complete set of answers to the practice exercises is included. New topics in this edition include Writing in Groups, Written British and American English, and Writing Letters and Emails. In addition, the new interactive website has a full set of teaching notes as well as more challenging exercises, revision material and links to other sources. Additional features of the book include: Models provided for writing tasks such as case studies and essays Use of authentic academic texts from a wide range of disciplines Designed for self-study as well as classroom use Useful at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Glossary to explain technical terms, plus index Written to deal with the specific language issues faced by international students, this practical, user-friendly book is an invaluable guide to academic writing in English

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