ISBN 9780521704137,Study Writing

Study Writing



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9780521704137

ISBN-10 0521704138


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 213 Pages
Language (English)


Study Writing is for students at intermediate level and above who need to develop their writing skills and write better academic essays, projects, research articles or theses.

Study Writing encourages students to develop their writing strategies, seek feedback on their own writing and analyse expert writers' texts in order to become more reflective and effective writers.

Study Writing helps learners to write more effectively by

Introducing key concepts in academic writing such as the role of generalizations and definitions and the application of principles like the Clarity Principle and the Honesty Principle
Exploring the use of information structures, including those used to develop and present an argument
Familiarizing learners with the characteristics of academic genre
Analyzing the grammar and vocabulary associated with these aspects of academic writing
Offering practice in processes and strategies known to help learners improve their academic writing.
The book contains a full answer key and helpful teaching notes. This Second Edition has been updated to reflect modern thinking in the teaching of writing, to include more recent texts in the disciplines presented and to take account of new media and the growth of on line resources.
Table of Contents
Unit One: The academic writing process
Unit Two: Researching and writing
Unit Three: Fundamentals and feedback
Unit Four: Definition, Vocabulary, and academic clarity
Unit Five: Generalizations,facts and academic honesty
Unit Six: Seeing ideas and sharing texts
Unit Seven: Description, Methods, and academic reality
Unit Eight: Results, discussion and academic relevance
Unit Nine: The whole academic text
Unit Ten: Creating the whole text
Appendix A Tips for carrying our peer review
Appendix B Academic writing assessment criteria
Appendix C Assessing written work

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