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Author Read, Siew Hean, author

Title Academic writing skills for international students / Siew Hean Read
Published London : Macmillan International Higher Education : Red Globe Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series Macmillan study skills
Contents Introduction -- Part I: Essential features of academic writing -- Appropriate writing style -- Correct conventions for using sources -- Clear structure and layout -- Coherent flow of ideas -- Accurate use of language -- Part II: Types of university written assignments -- Essays -- Case studies -- Reports -- Literature reviews -- Research proposals -- Part III: Developing your writing -- Aspects of development -- Methods of organisation -- Introductions and conclusions -- Paragraph structure and construction -- Techniques for developing your writing -- Part IV: Presenting a point of view: argumentation -- The elements of argumentation -- The issue and thesis statement -- Structuring the argument -- Building the argument -- Argumentative essays for study -- Part V: Putting it all together -- Essay 1: Analytical: comparison and contrast -- Essay 2: Analytical response -- Essay 3: Analytical and discursive -- Essay 4: Analytical -- Essay 5: Discursive -- Essay 6: Case study -- Essay 7: Discursive -- Appendix A: Answers to practice activities -- Appendix B: Language charts -- Appendix C: A glossary of grammatical terms
Notes Includes index
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Subject Academic writing
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers
English language -- Study and teaching
English language -- Examinations, questions, etc
English language -- Problems, exercises, etc
Form Electronic book
Genre/Form Examinations.
Problems and exercises.
ISBN 9781352003765 (electronic book)
1352003767 (electronic book)