Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students

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Taylor & Francis, Oct 3, 2006 - Education - 262 pages
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Ideal for overseas students studying at English-medium colleges and universities, this practical writing course enables international students to meet the required standard of writing and use an appropriate style for essays, exams and dissertations. Newly revised and updated to include extra exercises and material suggested by teachers and students, Academic Writing explains and demonstrates all the key writing skills and is ideal for use in the classroom or for independent study. Useful at every stage of an academic career and beyond, this indispensable book features:

  • different styles and formats from CVs and letters to formal essays
  • a focus on accuracy
  • coverage of all stages of writing, from understanding titles to checking your work
  • essential academic writing skills such as proper referencing, summarising and paraphrasing
  • diagrams and practice exercises, complete with answers.

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