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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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