English for Academic Research: Writing Exercises

By Adrian Wallwork

This ebook relies on a examine of referees' experiences and letters from magazine editors on the reason why papers written by means of non-native researchers are rejected as a result of issues of English (long sentences, redundancy, negative constitution etc). It attracts on English-related blunders from round 5000 papers written through non-native authors, round 3000 emails, 500 abstracts through PhD scholars, and over one thousand hours of training researchers the right way to write and current study papers.

The workouts are geared up into ten chapters on:

  • punctuation and spelling
  • word order
  • writing brief sentences and paragraphs
  • link phrases - connecting words and sentences together
  • being concise and elimination redundancy
  • ambiguity and political correctness
  • paraphrasing and keeping off plagiarism
  • defining, evaluating, comparing and highlighting
  • anticipating attainable objections, indicating point of walk in the park, dialogue boundaries, hedging, destiny work
  • writing every one component of a paper

Some workouts require no genuine writing yet easily making a choice on among a number of strategies, therefore facilitating self-study, e-reading and speedy development. In these workouts the place prolonged writing is needed, version solutions are given. workout varieties are repeated for various contexts, for instance the significance of being concise is proven to be used in papers, referees' reviews, and emails of varied kinds. Such repetition of comparable sorts of workouts is design

ed to facilitate revision.

The routines can be built-in into English for tutorial reasons (EAP) and English for designated reasons (ESP) classes at universities and learn institutes.

The publication can be utilized together with the opposite workout books within the sequence and is cross-referenced to:

English for examine: utilization, variety, and Grammar

English for Writing examine Papers

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Exchanging a noun word with a verb or can: 2 .................... exchanging nouns with verbs in titles of papers ..................... deciding on no matter if hyperlink phrases might be deleted ................. deleting pointless hyperlink phrases: 1 .................................... deleting pointless hyperlink phrases: 2 .................................... deleting pointless hyperlink phrases: three .................................... pointless use of we and one: 1 .................................... pointless use of we and one: 2 .................................... averting redundancy in introductory words ..................... heading off redundancy in references to figures, tables and so forth. ........................................................................... rewriting unnecessarily lengthy sentences: 1 .......................... rewriting unnecessarily lengthy sentences: 2 .......................... rewriting unnecessarily lengthy sentences: three .......................... decreasing size of an summary ............................................ lowering size of an creation ...................................... lowering the size of the description of the constitution .............. decreasing the size of the evaluation of the literature: 1 ........... decreasing the size of the evaluation of the literature: 2 ........... decreasing the size of the fabrics and strategies ............. lowering the size of the conclusions section................... decreasing the size of the acknowledgements ................... ninety two ninety three ninety four ninety six ninety seven ninety eight ninety nine a hundred a hundred and one 102 102 103 Ambiguity and political correctness ........................................ 6. 1 repetition of phrases to assist reader’s realizing: 1 ........... 6. 2 repetition of phrases to help reader’s figuring out: 2 ........... 6. three fending off ambiguity as a result of use of -ing shape: 1 ..................... 6. four warding off ambiguity as a result of use of -ing shape: 2 ..................... 6. five disambiguating sentences: 1 .............................................. 6. 6 disambiguating sentences: 2 .............................................. 6. 7 pronouns and political correctness ..................................... 6. eight non-use of masculine phrases for commonplace events: 1 ......... 6. nine non-use of masculine phrases for frequent occasions: 2 ......... 6. 10 non-use of masculine phrases for everyday events: three ......... one zero five 106 107 108 109 a hundred and ten 112 113 114 a hundred and fifteen one hundred fifteen five. 6 five. 7 five. eight five. nine five. 10 five. eleven five. 12 five. thirteen five. 14 five. 15 five. sixteen five. 17 five. 18 five. 19 five. 20 five. 21 five. 22 five. 23 five. 24 five. 25 five. 26 five. 27 five. 28 five. 29 five. 30 five. 31 five. 32 6 xiii seventy five seventy six seventy seven seventy eight seventy nine eighty eighty two eighty three eighty four eighty five 86 87 88 89 ninety ninety one ninety two xiv 7 eight Contents Paraphrasing and keeping off plagiarism .................................... 7. 1 finding out what's applicable to chop and paste ..................... 7. 2 quoting facts ................................................................. 7. three paraphrasing by means of altering the elements of speech .................. 7. four paraphrasing via altering nouns into verbs ....................... 7. five paraphrasing by means of altering the components of speech and observe order: 1 ...............................................................

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