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The Resource English for Writing Research Papers, by Adrian Wallwork

English for Writing Research Papers, by Adrian Wallwork

Label
English for Writing Research Papers
Title
English for Writing Research Papers
Statement of responsibility
by Adrian Wallwork
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Publishing your research in an international journal is key to your success in academia. This guide is based on a study of over 1000 manuscripts and reviewers' reports revealing why papers written by non-native researchers are often rejected due to problems with English usage and poor structure and content. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and examples taken from published and unpublished papers, you will learn how to: prepare and structure a manuscript increase readability and reduce the number of mistakes you make in English by writing concisely, with no redundancy and no ambiguity write a title and an abstract that will attract attention and be read decide what to include in the various parts of the paper (Introduction, Methodology, Discussion etc) highlight your claims and contribution avoid plagiarism discuss the limitations of your research choose the correct tenses and style satisfy the requirements of editors and reviewers This new edition contains over 40% new material, including two new chapters, stimulating factoids, and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use. EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for preparing both instructive and entertaining lessons. Other books in the series cover: presentations at international conferences; academic correspondence; English grammar, usage and style; interacting on campus, plus exercise books and a teacher's guide to the whole series. Please visit http://www.springer.com/series/13913 for a full list of titles in the series. Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers
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Wallwork, Adrian
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
English for Academic Research
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  • Linguistics
  • English language
  • Language and education
  • Academic writing
Label
English for Writing Research Papers, by Adrian Wallwork
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART 1. WRITING SKILLS -- 1. Planning and Preparation -- 2. Structuring a sentence: word order -- 3. Structuring Paragraphs -- 4. Breaking Up Long Sentences -- 5. Being Concise and Removing Redundancy -- 6. Avoiding ambiguity, repetition, and vague language -- 7. Clarifying Who Did What -- 8. Highlighting Your Findings -- 9. Discussing your limitations -- 10. Hedging and Criticising -- 11. Plagiarism and Paraphrasing -- PART 2. SECTIONS OF A PAPER -- 12. Titles -- 13. Abstracts -- 14. Introduction -- 15. Review of the Literature -- 16. Methods -- 17. Results -- 18. Discussion -- 19. Conclusions -- 20. The Final Check
Control code
ocn930996559
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 377 pages
Isbn
9783319260921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930996559
Label
English for Writing Research Papers, by Adrian Wallwork
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART 1. WRITING SKILLS -- 1. Planning and Preparation -- 2. Structuring a sentence: word order -- 3. Structuring Paragraphs -- 4. Breaking Up Long Sentences -- 5. Being Concise and Removing Redundancy -- 6. Avoiding ambiguity, repetition, and vague language -- 7. Clarifying Who Did What -- 8. Highlighting Your Findings -- 9. Discussing your limitations -- 10. Hedging and Criticising -- 11. Plagiarism and Paraphrasing -- PART 2. SECTIONS OF A PAPER -- 12. Titles -- 13. Abstracts -- 14. Introduction -- 15. Review of the Literature -- 16. Methods -- 17. Results -- 18. Discussion -- 19. Conclusions -- 20. The Final Check
Control code
ocn930996559
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 377 pages
Isbn
9783319260921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930996559

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