Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students by Stephen Bailey

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By Stephen Bailey

So much foreign scholars have to write essays and stories for tests and coursework. but writing sturdy educational English is a tough job. This new version of educational Writing has been absolutely revised to aid scholars achieve this target. sincerely organised, the direction explains the writing approach from begin to end. each one degree is confirmed and practised, from making a choice on appropriate assets, examining, note-making and making plans via to re-writing and proofreading.
The publication is split into brief sections which include examples, motives and workouts to be used within the school room or self-study. Cross-references permit easy accessibility to suitable sections, and a whole resolution secret is included.
The third variation has been built in line with feedback from either scholars and academics. that includes a brand new web site, there's elevated insurance of plagiarism, argument, reason and impact, comparability, definitions and educational type. diverse varieties of writing, together with reviews and literature experiences, also are covered.
All overseas scholars desirous to maximise their educational capability will locate this easy-to-use, useful ebook a necessary advisor to writing in English for his or her measure classes.

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Such as the invention of the wheel, money and the telephone . ’ Are these really critical developments? 2 ‘. . ’ Is this true? 3 ‘. . ’ Is this claim credible? 4 ‘It is estimated that over 70 per cent of North Americans, for instance, have internet access . ’ No source given. Does this figure seem likely? ’ Is the first part true, and if so, is it caused by online shopping? 6 ‘ . . ’ If the first part is true, does the result logically follow? ’ Does the first part need any qualification? Is the conclusion justified?

If this was the length given for title (3a) above, you might decide on the following allocation: Segmentation of the market for international tourism – how 300 words – why 500 words Economic forces 400 words Social forces 400 words Total 1,600 words Part 1 The writing process 40 This calculation is useful since it can guide the amount of reading you need to do, as well as providing the basis for an outline. Moreover, it prevents you from writing an unbalanced answer, in which part of the question is not fully dealt with.

Work with a partner to consider their likely advantages and disadvantages. g. from government) Newspaper or magazine article e-book 3 Using reading lists Your teacher may give you a printed reading list, or it may be available online through the library website. The list will usually include textbooks, journal articles and websites. If the list is electronic there will be links to the library catalogue to let you check on the availability of the material. If the list is printed, you will have to use the library catalogue to find the texts.

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