Download e-book for iPad: Academic writing : a handbook for international students by Stephen Bailey

By Stephen Bailey

ISBN-10: 0415384192

ISBN-13: 9780415384193

ISBN-10: 0415384206

ISBN-13: 9780415384209

Basically organised into 4 elements, this new version permits lecturers and scholars to fast locate aid they wish with all writing initiatives. every one half is split into brief sections containing reasons, diagrams and perform workouts, to be used within the lecture room or for self-study.

content material: Writing procedure --
components of writing --
Accuracy in writing --
Writing models.

compatible for in a foreign country scholars learning at English-medium schools and universities, this sensible writing path allows overseas scholars to satisfy the mandatory commonplace of writing and use an Read more...

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The banks have discovered that staffing call centres is cheaper than running a branch network. The structure of the paragraph is: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 12 2. Definitions Examples Restatement and Repetition topic sentence reason example information information reason The way we use banks . . This is partly because . . The personal computer . . At the same time banks . . In the past five years . . The banks have discovered . . a) A paragraph is a collection of sentences which deal with one subject.

7 Conjunctions 7. Link the notes together to make a complete summary using conjunctions where necessary. Check the final text for factual accuracy. 9 Summary Writing 35 8. The original text was about 150 words. The summary above uses about 50, so the original has been reduced by about 65%. However, it might be necessary to summarise still further. Using the same techniques, summarise the summary in about twenty words.

Office workers now have to remember an average of twelve system passwords. In theory they should use different passwords for each site, but in reality these would be impossible to remember, so many people use the same password for all. An additional problem is that the majority use simple words such as hello, or names of family members, instead of more secure combinations of numbers and letters, such as 6ANV76Y. This permits computer hackers to download dictionaries, which will quickly find the word and allow them access.

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