ISBN 9780415384209,Academic Writing : A Handbook for International Students

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Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780415384209

ISBN-10 0415384206

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 270 Pages
Language (English)

English language: creative writing

Writing essays and dissertations can be a major concern for overseas students studying at English-medium colleges and universities, as most courses are assessed by written work. Academic Writing is a new kind of writing course for all international students who have to write coursework or exams in English. This practical book thoroughly explains the writing process and covers all the key writing skills.

Clearly organized into four parts, this new edition of Academic Writing allows both teachers and students to quickly find the help they need with all writing tasks. Each part is split into short sections containing explanations, diagrams and practice exercises, for use in the classroom or self-study.

The text is complemented with cross-references and answers are provided to all of the exercises. Various writing models, such as CVs, letters and essays, are included.

Explains the writing process from understanding the title to proofreading
Covers key writing skills such as referencing and paraphrasing
Contains 20 units on accuracy in writing
Adaptable for both long and short courses
Any international student wishing to maximize his or her academic potential will find this practical and easy-to-use guide to writing in English a truly indispensable resource.