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Academic writing : a handbook for international students, Stephen Bailey

Label
Academic writing : a handbook for international students
Title
Academic writing
Title remainder
a handbook for international students
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Bailey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Stephen
Dewey number
808
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • handbooks
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Academic writing
  • English language
Label
Academic writing : a handbook for international students, Stephen Bailey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.1.Basics of Writing -- The purpose of academic writing -- Features of academic writing -- Common types of academic writing -- The format of short and long writing tasks -- The components of academic writing -- Some other common text components -- Simple and longer sentences -- Writing in paragraphs -- Practice -- 1.2.Reading: Finding Suitable Sources -- Academic texts -- Types of text -- Using reading lists -- Using library catalogues -- Using library websites to search electronic resources -- 1.3.Reading: Developing Critical Approaches -- Reading methods -- Titles, subtitles and text features -- Reading abstracts -- Fact and opinion -- Assessing internet sources critically -- Practice -- Critical thinking -- 1.4.Avoiding Plagiarism -- What is plagiarism? -- Acknowledging sources -- Degrees of plagiarism -- Avoiding plagiarism by summarising and paraphrasing -- Avoiding plagiarism by developing good study habits -- Practice --
  • Contents note continued: Further practice -- Research -- 1.5.From Understanding Essay Titles to Planning -- The planning process -- Analysing essay titles -- Practice -- Brainstorming -- Essay length -- Writing outlines -- Practice -- 1.6.Finding Key Points and Note-making -- Finding key points -- Finding relevant points -- Practice A -- Why make notes? -- Note-making methods -- Effective note-making -- Practice B -- 1.7.Summarising and Paraphrasing -- What makes a good summary? -- Stages of summarising -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Paraphrasing -- Practice D -- Techniques for paraphrasing -- Practice E -- Practice F -- 1.8.References and Quotations -- Why use references? -- Citations and references -- Reference verbs -- Reference systems -- Using quotations -- Practice -- Abbreviations in citations -- Secondary references -- Organising the list of references -- 1.9.Combining Sources -- Referring to sources -- Taking a critical approach --
  • Contents note continued: Combining three sources -- Practice -- 1.10.Organising Paragraphs -- Paragraph structure -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Introducing paragraphs and linking them together -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 1.11.Introductions and Conclusions -- Introduction components -- Introduction structure -- Opening sentences -- Conclusions -- Conclusion structure -- Practice -- 1.12.Rewriting and Proofreading -- Rewriting -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Proofreading -- Practice C -- Practice D -- Practice E -- Progress check 1 -- 2.1.Argument and Discussion -- Discussion vocabulary -- Organisation -- Practice A -- The language of discussion -- Counter-arguments -- Providing evidence -- Practice B -- 2.2.Cause and Effect -- The language of cause and effect -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 2.3.Comparison -- Comparison structures -- Practice A -- Forms of comparison -- Using superlatives -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 2.4.Definitions --
  • Contents note continued: Simple definitions -- Category words -- Complex definitions -- Practice -- 2.5.Examples -- Using examples -- Phrases to introduce examples -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Restatement -- 2.6.Generalisations -- Using generalisations -- Structure -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Building on generalisations -- Practice C -- 2.7.Problems and Solutions -- Paragraph structure -- Alternative structure -- Vocabulary -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 2.8.Visual Information -- Types of visuals -- The language of change -- Describing visuals -- Labelling -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Progress check 2 -- 3.1.Cohesion -- Reference words -- Practice A -- Preventing confusion -- Practice B -- Implied language -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 3.2.Definite Articles -- Use of articles -- Using definite articles -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.3.Numbers -- The language of numbers -- Percentages -- Simplification -- Further numerical phrases -- Practice --
  • Contents note continued: 3.4.Passive and Active -- Active and passive -- Structure -- Use of the passive -- Adverbs with passives -- Practice -- 3.5.Punctuation -- Capital letters -- Full stops -- Commas -- Apostrophes -- Semicolons -- Colons -- Quotations marks/inverted commas -- Others -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.6.Singular or Plural? -- Five difficult areas -- Group phrases -- Uncountable nouns -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.7.Style -- Developing an academic style -- Guidelines -- Practice A -- Avoiding repetition and redundancy -- Varying sentence length -- The use of caution -- Using modifiers -- Practice B -- 3.8.Time Markers -- How time markers are used -- Practice A -- Tenses -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Progress check 3 -- 4.1.Approaches to Vocabulary -- Vocabulary issues -- Dealing with new vocabulary -- Language features -- Practice -- Confusing pairs -- Words and phrases from other languages -- 4.2.Abbreviations -- Types of abbreviation --
  • Contents note continued: Common abbreviations -- Punctuation -- Duplicate abbreviations -- Abbreviations in writing -- Practice -- 4.3.Academic Vocabulary: Nouns and Adjectives -- Introduction -- Nouns -- Nouns and adjectives -- Confusing nouns and adjectives -- Practice A -- Similar adjectives -- Academic adjectives -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 4.4.Academic Vocabulary: Verbs and Adverbs -- Understanding main verbs -- Using verbs of reference -- Practice A -- Further verbs of reference -- Practice B -- Using adverbs -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 4.5.Conjunctions -- How conjunctions work -- Types of conjunctions -- Common conjunctions -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Confusing conjunctions -- Conjunctions of opposition -- Practice C -- 4.6.Prefixes and Suffixes -- How prefixes and suffixes work -- Prefixes -- Practice A -- Suffixes -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 4.7.Prepositions -- Using prepositions -- Practice A -- Prepositions and nouns -- Prepositions in phrases --
  • Contents note continued: Prepositions of place and time -- Practice B -- Verbs and prepositions -- Practice C -- 4.8.Synonyms -- How synonyms work -- Common synonyms in academic writing -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Progress check 4 -- 5.1.Case Studies -- Using case studies -- Model case study -- 5.2.Literature Reviews and Book Reviews -- Literature reviews -- Example literature review -- Book reviews -- Model book review -- 5.3.Writing Longer Papers -- Planning your work -- Example essay -- Revision -- 5.4.Reports -- Writing reports -- Essays and reports -- Practice -- Scientific reports -- Example report: Student experience of part-time work -- 5.5.Writing Letters and Emails -- Letters -- Practice A -- Emails -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 5.6.Writing in Groups -- Why write in groups? -- Making group work successful -- Dealing with problems -- Points to remember -- Part 1 The Writing Process -- Part 2 Elements of Writing -- Part 3 Language Issues --
  • Contents note continued: Part 4 Vocabulary for Writing -- Part 5 Writing Models
Control code
000060873505
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Fifth Edition.
Extent
xxx, 312 pages
Isbn
9781138048737
Lccn
2017036066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957223
Label
Academic writing : a handbook for international students, Stephen Bailey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.1.Basics of Writing -- The purpose of academic writing -- Features of academic writing -- Common types of academic writing -- The format of short and long writing tasks -- The components of academic writing -- Some other common text components -- Simple and longer sentences -- Writing in paragraphs -- Practice -- 1.2.Reading: Finding Suitable Sources -- Academic texts -- Types of text -- Using reading lists -- Using library catalogues -- Using library websites to search electronic resources -- 1.3.Reading: Developing Critical Approaches -- Reading methods -- Titles, subtitles and text features -- Reading abstracts -- Fact and opinion -- Assessing internet sources critically -- Practice -- Critical thinking -- 1.4.Avoiding Plagiarism -- What is plagiarism? -- Acknowledging sources -- Degrees of plagiarism -- Avoiding plagiarism by summarising and paraphrasing -- Avoiding plagiarism by developing good study habits -- Practice --
  • Contents note continued: Further practice -- Research -- 1.5.From Understanding Essay Titles to Planning -- The planning process -- Analysing essay titles -- Practice -- Brainstorming -- Essay length -- Writing outlines -- Practice -- 1.6.Finding Key Points and Note-making -- Finding key points -- Finding relevant points -- Practice A -- Why make notes? -- Note-making methods -- Effective note-making -- Practice B -- 1.7.Summarising and Paraphrasing -- What makes a good summary? -- Stages of summarising -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Paraphrasing -- Practice D -- Techniques for paraphrasing -- Practice E -- Practice F -- 1.8.References and Quotations -- Why use references? -- Citations and references -- Reference verbs -- Reference systems -- Using quotations -- Practice -- Abbreviations in citations -- Secondary references -- Organising the list of references -- 1.9.Combining Sources -- Referring to sources -- Taking a critical approach --
  • Contents note continued: Combining three sources -- Practice -- 1.10.Organising Paragraphs -- Paragraph structure -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Introducing paragraphs and linking them together -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 1.11.Introductions and Conclusions -- Introduction components -- Introduction structure -- Opening sentences -- Conclusions -- Conclusion structure -- Practice -- 1.12.Rewriting and Proofreading -- Rewriting -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Proofreading -- Practice C -- Practice D -- Practice E -- Progress check 1 -- 2.1.Argument and Discussion -- Discussion vocabulary -- Organisation -- Practice A -- The language of discussion -- Counter-arguments -- Providing evidence -- Practice B -- 2.2.Cause and Effect -- The language of cause and effect -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 2.3.Comparison -- Comparison structures -- Practice A -- Forms of comparison -- Using superlatives -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 2.4.Definitions --
  • Contents note continued: Simple definitions -- Category words -- Complex definitions -- Practice -- 2.5.Examples -- Using examples -- Phrases to introduce examples -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Restatement -- 2.6.Generalisations -- Using generalisations -- Structure -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Building on generalisations -- Practice C -- 2.7.Problems and Solutions -- Paragraph structure -- Alternative structure -- Vocabulary -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 2.8.Visual Information -- Types of visuals -- The language of change -- Describing visuals -- Labelling -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Progress check 2 -- 3.1.Cohesion -- Reference words -- Practice A -- Preventing confusion -- Practice B -- Implied language -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 3.2.Definite Articles -- Use of articles -- Using definite articles -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.3.Numbers -- The language of numbers -- Percentages -- Simplification -- Further numerical phrases -- Practice --
  • Contents note continued: 3.4.Passive and Active -- Active and passive -- Structure -- Use of the passive -- Adverbs with passives -- Practice -- 3.5.Punctuation -- Capital letters -- Full stops -- Commas -- Apostrophes -- Semicolons -- Colons -- Quotations marks/inverted commas -- Others -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.6.Singular or Plural? -- Five difficult areas -- Group phrases -- Uncountable nouns -- Practice A -- Practice B -- 3.7.Style -- Developing an academic style -- Guidelines -- Practice A -- Avoiding repetition and redundancy -- Varying sentence length -- The use of caution -- Using modifiers -- Practice B -- 3.8.Time Markers -- How time markers are used -- Practice A -- Tenses -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Progress check 3 -- 4.1.Approaches to Vocabulary -- Vocabulary issues -- Dealing with new vocabulary -- Language features -- Practice -- Confusing pairs -- Words and phrases from other languages -- 4.2.Abbreviations -- Types of abbreviation --
  • Contents note continued: Common abbreviations -- Punctuation -- Duplicate abbreviations -- Abbreviations in writing -- Practice -- 4.3.Academic Vocabulary: Nouns and Adjectives -- Introduction -- Nouns -- Nouns and adjectives -- Confusing nouns and adjectives -- Practice A -- Similar adjectives -- Academic adjectives -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 4.4.Academic Vocabulary: Verbs and Adverbs -- Understanding main verbs -- Using verbs of reference -- Practice A -- Further verbs of reference -- Practice B -- Using adverbs -- Practice C -- Practice D -- 4.5.Conjunctions -- How conjunctions work -- Types of conjunctions -- Common conjunctions -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Confusing conjunctions -- Conjunctions of opposition -- Practice C -- 4.6.Prefixes and Suffixes -- How prefixes and suffixes work -- Prefixes -- Practice A -- Suffixes -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 4.7.Prepositions -- Using prepositions -- Practice A -- Prepositions and nouns -- Prepositions in phrases --
  • Contents note continued: Prepositions of place and time -- Practice B -- Verbs and prepositions -- Practice C -- 4.8.Synonyms -- How synonyms work -- Common synonyms in academic writing -- Practice A -- Practice B -- Practice C -- Progress check 4 -- 5.1.Case Studies -- Using case studies -- Model case study -- 5.2.Literature Reviews and Book Reviews -- Literature reviews -- Example literature review -- Book reviews -- Model book review -- 5.3.Writing Longer Papers -- Planning your work -- Example essay -- Revision -- 5.4.Reports -- Writing reports -- Essays and reports -- Practice -- Scientific reports -- Example report: Student experience of part-time work -- 5.5.Writing Letters and Emails -- Letters -- Practice A -- Emails -- Practice B -- Practice C -- 5.6.Writing in Groups -- Why write in groups? -- Making group work successful -- Dealing with problems -- Points to remember -- Part 1 The Writing Process -- Part 2 Elements of Writing -- Part 3 Language Issues --
  • Contents note continued: Part 4 Vocabulary for Writing -- Part 5 Writing Models
Control code
000060873505
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Fifth Edition.
Extent
xxx, 312 pages
Isbn
9781138048737
Lccn
2017036066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957223

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