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The essentials of academic writing for international students /

by Bailey, Stephen.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2015Description: xiv, 230 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781138885615; 1138885614; 9781138885622; 1138885622; .Subject(s): Academic writing | English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | English language -- Rhetoric | Writing
Contents:
Part 1. Process and skills. Introduction to writing ; Reading : assessing sources/using prefixes and suffixes ; Reading : critical approaches/argument and discussion ; Avoiding plagiarism/giving examples ; Understanding titles and essay planning/showing cause and effect ; Finding key points and note-making/using abbreciations ; Summarising and paraphrasing/finding synonyms ; References and quotations/using verbs of reference ; Combining sources/providing cohesion ; Organising paragraphs/using conjunctions ; Introductions and conclusions/giving definitions ; Rewriting and proofreading/academic style -- Part 2. Elements of writing. Academic vocabulary : nouns and adjectives ; Academic vocabulary : verbs and adverbs ; Making comparisons ; Numbers ; Passives ; Prepositions ; Punctuaiton ; Singular or plural? ; Time markers ; Visual information -- Part 3. Writing models. Reports ; Longer essays
Summary: Most non-native English speaking students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This book has been developed to help these students succeed in their assignments. List(s) this item appears in: BL: Study Skills books outside Learning Hub | BL: Writing and writers on their craft
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SSC 808.042 WYSThe good writing guide for education students / SSC 808.042 ZINOn writing well : SSC 808.0427 GODHow to use your reading in your essays / SSC 808.0428 BAIThe essentials of academic writing for international students / SSC 808.066 NORMaking sense : SSC 808.066 OLIWriting essays & reports /

Includes bibliographical references and index

Part 1. Process and skills. Introduction to writing ; Reading : assessing sources/using prefixes and suffixes ; Reading : critical approaches/argument and discussion ; Avoiding plagiarism/giving examples ; Understanding titles and essay planning/showing cause and effect ; Finding key points and note-making/using abbreciations ; Summarising and paraphrasing/finding synonyms ; References and quotations/using verbs of reference ; Combining sources/providing cohesion ; Organising paragraphs/using conjunctions ; Introductions and conclusions/giving definitions ; Rewriting and proofreading/academic style -- Part 2. Elements of writing. Academic vocabulary : nouns and adjectives ; Academic vocabulary : verbs and adverbs ; Making comparisons ; Numbers ; Passives ; Prepositions ; Punctuaiton ; Singular or plural? ; Time markers ; Visual information -- Part 3. Writing models. Reports ; Longer essays

Most non-native English speaking students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This book has been developed to help these students succeed in their assignments.

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