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Academic writing for international students of business /

by Bailey, Stephen.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Abingdon, Oxon [UK] ; New York : Routledge, 2015Edition: Second edition.Description: xviii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781138783904; 1138783900; 9781138783898; 1138783897; .Subject(s): Authorship | Academic writing | Business writing
Contents:
Part 1. The writing process. Background to writing -- Critical reading -- Avoiding plagiarism -- From understanding titles to planning -- Finding key points and note-making -- Summarising and paraphrasing -- References and quotations -- Combining sources -- Organising paragraphs -- Introductions and conclusions -- Rewriting and proofreading -- Working in groups -- Revision exercise : the writing process -- Part 2. Elements of writing. Argument and discussion -- Cause and effect -- Cohesion -- Comparisons -- Definite articles -- Definitions -- Examples -- Generalisations -- Passives -- Problems and solutions -- Punctuation -- Singular or plural? -- Style -- Visual information -- Part 3. Vocabulary for writing. Approaches to vocabulary -- Abbreviations -- Academic vocabulary: nouns and adjectives -- Academic vocabulary: verbs and adverbs -- Conjunctions -- Numbers -- Prefixes and suffixes -- Prepositions -- Synonyms -- Time markers -- Part 4. Writing models. Case studies -- Formal letters and emails -- Literature reviews -- Longer essays -- Reports -- Surveys -- Revision exercise : taking ideas from sources -- Answers -- Glossary.
Summary: This book explains the academic writing process from start to finish and enables students to practise all the key writing skills in the context of business studies. It can be used either with a teacher or for self-study, and is clearly organized into four parts, each divided into short units that contain examples, explanations, and exercises. List(s) this item appears in: Study Skills books outside Copy Room - improve your English
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Previous edition: 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. The writing process. Background to writing -- Critical reading -- Avoiding plagiarism -- From understanding titles to planning -- Finding key points and note-making -- Summarising and paraphrasing -- References and quotations -- Combining sources -- Organising paragraphs -- Introductions and conclusions -- Rewriting and proofreading -- Working in groups -- Revision exercise : the writing process -- Part 2. Elements of writing. Argument and discussion -- Cause and effect -- Cohesion -- Comparisons -- Definite articles -- Definitions -- Examples -- Generalisations -- Passives -- Problems and solutions -- Punctuation -- Singular or plural? -- Style -- Visual information -- Part 3. Vocabulary for writing. Approaches to vocabulary -- Abbreviations -- Academic vocabulary: nouns and adjectives -- Academic vocabulary: verbs and adverbs -- Conjunctions -- Numbers -- Prefixes and suffixes -- Prepositions -- Synonyms -- Time markers -- Part 4. Writing models. Case studies -- Formal letters and emails -- Literature reviews -- Longer essays -- Reports -- Surveys -- Revision exercise : taking ideas from sources -- Answers -- Glossary.

This book explains the academic writing process from start to finish and enables students to practise all the key writing skills in the context of business studies. It can be used either with a teacher or for self-study, and is clearly organized into four parts, each divided into short units that contain examples, explanations, and exercises.

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