The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students

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Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317503716

Category: Education

Page: 246

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Most international 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. The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students has been developed to help these students succeed in their assignments—quickly! This course has a clear, easy-to-follow structure. In the first part, Process and Skills, each stage of the writing process is demonstrated and practised, from selecting suitable sources, reading, note-making and planning through to re-writing and proof-reading. Each unit contains examples, explanations and exercises, for use in the classroom or for self-study. The units are clearly organised to allow teachers and students find the help they need with writing tasks. The second part of the book, Elements of Writing, deals with key areas for improving accuracy, such as academic vocabulary, using numbers and punctuation. This section can be linked with the first part or used for reference or self-study. All international students wanting to maximise their academic potential will find this practical and easy-to-use book an invaluable guide to writing in English for their degree courses. All elements of writing are clearly explained Full range of practice exercises, with answer key included Use of authentic academic texts and examples Fully up-to-date, with sections on finding electronic sources and evaluating internet material

Academic Writing for International Students of Business

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Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317666437

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

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International students of Business or Economics often need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, and this new, second edition of Academic Writing for International Students of Business has been completely revised and updated to help them succeed with these tasks. This book explains the academic writing process from start to finish, and practises all the key writing skills in the context of Business Studies. The book can be used either with a teacher or for self-study, and is clearly organised into four parts, with each divided into short units that contain examples, explanations and exercises for use in the classroom or for self-study: The Writing Process, from assessing sources to proofreading Elements of Writing, practising skills such as making comparisons Vocabulary for Writing, dealing with areas such as nouns and adjectives, adverbs and verbs, synonyms, prefixes and prepositions, in an academic context Writing Models, illustrating case studies, reports, longer essays and other key genres This is an up-to-date book that reflects the interests and issues of contemporary Business Studies, with revised exercises, updated reading texts and a new glossary to ensure accessibility and maximise usability. Students wanting to expand their academic potential will find this practical and easy-to-use book an invaluable guide to writing in English for their degree courses, and it will also help students planning a career with international companies or organisations, where proficiency in written English is a key skill. All aspects of writing clearly explained, with full glossary for reference Full range of practice exercises, with answer key included Use of authentic academic texts Fully updated, with sections on finding electronic sources and evaluating internet material

Academic Writing

A Handbook for International Students

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Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351690574

Category: Education

Page: 314

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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.

Academic Writing in a Global Context

The Politics and Practices of Publishing in English

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Author: Theresa M. Lillis,Mary Jane Curry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415468831

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 203

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Academic Writing in a Global Context addresses the issue of the pressure on academics worldwide to produce their work in English in scholarly publishing, and why the growth of the use of academic English matters. Drawing on an eight year 'text-ethnographic' study of the experiences of fifty scholars working in Europe, this book discusses these questions at both a macro and micro level – through discussions of knowledge evaluation systems on all levels, and analysis of the progress of a text towards publication. In addition to this, case studies of individual scholars in their local institutions and countries are used to illustrate experiences of using English in the academic world. Academic Writing in a Global Context examines the impact of the growing dominance of English on academic writing for publication globally. The authors explore the ways in which the global status attributed to English is impacting on the lives and practices of multilingual scholars working in contexts where English is not the official language of communication and throws into relief the politics surrounding academic publishing. This book will be of interest to postgraduates and professionals in the fields of World Englishes, language and globalization and English Language Teaching.

Studieren - Das Handbuch

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Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827423603

Category: Science

Page: 352

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Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".

Legal Writing for International Students

A U.S. Legal Writing Textbook for ESL/ESP Students and Practitioners of Law and Business

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Author: Susan Reid

Publisher: Peconic Press

ISBN: 9780976817604

Category: Study Aids

Page: 157

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Legal writing instruction, including contracts, briefs, "irac" format/Readings and writings in legal contexts/Essay structure and rhetorical modes/Business letter writing, including sample letters and useful phrases/Reading and vocabulary building strategies/Law school reading and writing preparation/Writing a research paper for law school or law journals

Heartlands

A Guide to DH Lawrence's Midland Roots

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Author: Stephen Bailey,Chris Nottingham

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783060573

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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Eighty years after his death D.H. Lawrence has become a celebrity, the subject of passionate dispute, possibly more discussed than read. It is time to put the emphasis back on the novels and short stories, by exploring the context that led to their creation - Lawrence’s upbringing and influences. Although he led a wandering life, Lawrence’s best work is located in the countryside of his youth, in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. An understanding of this district can help readers understand and enjoy Lawrence’s work more fully, and this book aims to guide the visitor, either in person or in spirit, around Lawrence’s ‘Heartlands’. Heartlands also provides the reader with a biography of Lawrence’s early life, and examines the complex cultural forces that inspired the young man, revealing the profound influences of home, school and chapel in Eastwood and district that led to such masterpieces as The Rainbow and Women in Love. The role of walking in developing Lawrence’s feelings for his ‘Heartlands’ is also explored, and five walks which are described in Sons and Lovers are followed in the modern context, illustrating some of the changes that have affected the district in the past century.

Academic Writing

A Guide for Management Students and Researchers

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Author: Mathukutty M Monippally,Badrinarayan Shankar Pawar

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 8132105478

Category: Study Aids

Page: 264

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This book helps students and researchers write better assignments, better dissertations, and better papers for publication. Characterizing academic writing as an integral part of the knowledge generation and dissemination process, it focuses on three main aspects: understanding research, documenting and sharing the process and results of research, and acknowledging the use of other people’s ideas in the documentation. The authors use various samples of good as well as defective writing to illustrate the features of academic writing. They describe in detail the structure and contents of academic papers, especially conceptual and empirical research papers for journals. This lucidly written book will be a rich resource for MBA students and researchers working for MPhil and PhD degrees, especially in the fields of management, behavioural sciences and communications.

Academic English Writing Skills for International Students

Reference and Workbook

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Author: Mark Cholij

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781979436038

Category:

Page: 100

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What is the difference between 'describe' and 'analyse'? Why is it important to be 'cautious' when making academic statements? How can you make your writing 'sound' more academic? What are comma splices, run-on sentences and sentence fragments? What is the key to effective paraphrasing? What is the difference between an essay and a report? How can I use 'connectives' effectively? You will find the answers to these and many other questions about academic writing in 'Academic Writing Skills (Reference and Workbook)'. Each of the 25 units tackles a particular aspect of academic writing that students frequently find problematic (e.g. the use of synonyms, referencing, the use of tenses) and provides exercises to test your knowledge and a reference section in which the key notions of each unit are fully explained. Whether you complete the exercises or just concentrate on the reference sections, this book will give you a much clearer understanding of what is expected of you when writing academic English at college or university.

Academic English Writing Skills (Reference and Workbook)

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Author: Mark Cholij

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1326634364

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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A self-study programme of work for International Students undertaking higher education courses at College or University. Mark Cholij (BA., MA., PGCE) is a graduate of Cambridge University (St Catharine’s College) and the author of a number of language books, including the popular series ‘English Basics 1,2, 3: Practice and Revision’ published by Cambridge University Press. The author is currently Head of English and Study Skills at Kensington College of Business, London, UK where he teaches a wide range of international students undertaking the following courses: HNC, HND, University Foundation, BA, BSc, MBA and MSc. To see how the author teaches, please go to YouTube and type in Mark Cholij. This will give you free access to four of his academic lectures: Harvard Referencing (in-text citations), Harvard Referencing (the Reference List), Report Writing and Classic Disasters in Academic Writing.

Teaching Academic Writing in European Higher Education

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Author: Lennart Björk,Gerd Bräuer,L. Rienecker,Peter Stray Jörgensen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306481952

Category: Education

Page: 234

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This volume describes in detail teaching philosophies, curricular structures, research approaches and organizational models used in European countries. It offers concrete teaching strategies and examples: from individual tutorials to large classes, from face-to-face to web-based teaching, and addresses educational and cultural differences between writing instruction in Europe and the US.

Analysing Academic Writing

Contextualized Frameworks

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Author: Louise Ravelli,Robert A. Ellis

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826488022

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 279

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This volume covers the writing not only of native speakers of the language in which they are being taught, but also that of those to whom the language of pedagogy is secondary. Australian editors.

Academic Writing in a Second Language

Essays on Research and Pedagogy

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Author: Diane Dewhurst Belcher,George Braine

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781567501155

Category: Education

Page: 410

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Exploring research and pedagogy on second language writing, this volume focuses on issues concerning policy decisions affecting foreign students.

English for Professional and Academic Purposes

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Author: Miguel F. Ruiz-Garrido,Juan Carlos Palmer,Inmaculada Fortanet-gomez

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042029552

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 237

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English in academic and professional settings has received great attention over the last 50 years, as its use has become a key asset for anyone interested in improving his/her chances of communicating internationally. However, it still offers rich opportunities for teachers and researchers working on English in specific settings. The aim ofEnglish for Professional and Academic Purposes is to offer an overview of several topics within the field of discourse analysis applied to English in academic and professional domains. The book compiles contributions from different origins, ranging from Japan to the USA and several European countries, and covers English as a native, second, foreign and international language. It also deals with various specialities, including academic writing, business discourse or English for medicine, nursing, maritime industry and science and engineering. This volume is divided into three sections: Discourse Analysis of English for Academic Purposes, Professional English and EPAP Pedagogy, since it was conceived as a contribution to the research on how English is analysed as both the discourse of and for effective communication in academic and professional settings, and how it can be applied to teaching. This manuscript offers some fresh insights for those involved or interested in this field of expertise, in an attempt to shed some light on its latest innovations.

Die Ziege des Herrn Séguin

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Author: Alphonse Daudet

Publisher: Schwabe AG

ISBN: 3726908080

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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Herr Seguin hatte noch nie Glück mit seinen Ziegen gehabt. Er verlor sie alle auf die gleiche Weise: eines schönen Morgens zerrissen sie ihren Strick, liefen fort in das Gebirge und dort frass sie der Wolf. Nichts hielt sie zurück, weder die Liebkosungen von Herrn Séguin, noch die Furcht vor dem Wolf. Es waren, wie es scheint, alles Ziegen, die unabhängig und frei sein wollten.