Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students by Stephen Bailey
By Stephen Bailey
Excellent for out of the country scholars learning at English-medium faculties and universities, this sensible writing path allows overseas scholars to fulfill the mandatory normal of writing and use a suitable sort for essays, checks and dissertations. Newly revised and up to date to incorporate additional workouts and fabric urged by means of lecturers and scholars, educational Writing explains and demonstrates all of the key writing talents and is perfect to be used within the lecture room or for self sufficient learn. helpful at each degree of an instructional occupation and past, this essential e-book gains: diverse kinds and codecs from CVs and letters to formal essays a spotlight on accuracy insurance of all phases of writing, from figuring out titles to checking your paintings crucial educational writing talents corresponding to right referencing, summarising and paraphrasing diagrams and perform workouts, whole with solutions.
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To introduce a new paragraph/topic: The main/chief factor/issue is . . Turning to the subject of . . Moving on to the question of . . Another important area is . . . . . . . should also be examined To add information inside a paragraph: a) Firstly, . . The ﬁrst point . . In the ﬁrst place . . b) Secondly, . . Next, . . In addition . . Moreover . . c) Finally, . . 5. Then, . . Lastly, . . Complete the following extract from an essay on ‘British weather’ with suitable phrases.
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