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Author Mewburn, Inger, author

Title How to fix your academic writing trouble : a practical guide / Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth and Shaun Lehmann
Published London : Open University Press, 2019
©2019

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Description viii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: You may have academic writing troubles, but you can fix them!; 'Your writing doesn't sound very academic': How to convince your reader you belong; 'Where's your evidence for this?': Using what you know to make a case; 'Your writing doesn't flow': Making your text coherent and fluent; 'Waffle': Improving readability by managing your extra words; 'Uncritical!': Taking a stand in your writing; 'Where's your discussion section?': Structuring your work as a whole
Summary Are you confused by the feedback you get from your academic teachers and mentors? This clear and accessible guide to decoding academic feedback will help you interpret what your lecturer or research supervisor is really trying to tell you about your writing - and show you how to fix it. We will help you master a range of techniques and strategies to take your writing to the next level and along the way you'll learn why academic text looks the way it does, and how to produce that 'authoritative scholarly voice' that everyone talks about
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-160) and index
Subject Academic writing
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Author Firth, Katherine, author
Lehmann, Shaun, author
ISBN 9780335243327 (paperback)
0335243320 (paperback)