Structures and Strategies: An Introduction to Academic Writing

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Macmillan Education AU, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 237 pages
A text which provides an introduction to academic writing. Offers a semester-length course that builds and refines university and college students abilities in writing and research skills. Comprises explanations of concepts and genres and contains a range of exercises and essay topics to develop and explore these ideas. Contains examples of model texts for class discussion and analysis as well as a chapter on accessing computer-based catalogues and indexes for research. Includes an index. The authors are lecturers in the fields of cultural studies, communication and English at the University of Qld. Also available in hardback.
 

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Contents

Description
11
Narration
28
Exposition
46
Cause and effect
67
Argument
88
Research methods
107
Analysing texts
151
Figurative language
165
Style and genre
190
Language and society
209
Index
233
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