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Academic Writing : A University Writing Course 3rd Edition
 
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Author : Lennart Bjork & Christine Raisanen
Subject / Year : Literature / 2006
Publisher : Overseas Press India Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 13-9788188689323, 10- 8188689327
Price : INR 1145.00
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Description
Summary
Academic Writing offers a guided process-writing course on the most common expository text types and genres, including research papers, that student need at university and in their future professional careers. In addition, one chapter is devoted to the problem of creating coherent texts and another to business correspondence, including job application letter. The third edition has been thoroughly revised.
More than twenty essays and articles offer extensive reading of these texts will help students become better critical and analytical readers, which in turn will support their own writing. At the same time they will improve their general language proficiency in English.
Academic Writing is informed by the insight that writing is a thinking tool; that writing can be a tool for language  development, for critical thinking and, consequently, for learning in all discriplines.
Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface
Text Types
Writing: Why, What and How? - You Can Improve Your Reading and Writing Abilities, Why Writing?, The Roles of Writing, Writing-Oriented and Reader-Oriented Writing, Process-Oriented Writing Instruction, Structure of the Book Causal Analysis - Improving your Text-Type Awareness, Writing Your Own Causal-Analysis Text, Key to Exercises Proposals to Solve Problems - Improving Your Text-Type Awareness, Writing Your Own Proposal, Key to Exercises
Argumentation - Improving Your Text-Type Awareness, Writing Your Own Argumentation Text, Key to Exercises Summarising - What Characterises a Good Summary?, Guided Working Process for Summary Writing, Key to Exercises Coherence - The Paragraph, Beyond the Paragraph: Controlling Idea and Supporting Idea, Some Hints on Language and Style, Punctuation, Key to Exercises
    Genres
The Academic Research Paper - What is a Research Paper?
Research Paper in the Humanities: Literature - Improving Your Genre Awareness, Writing Your Own Research Paper
Research Paper in the Humanities: Linguistics - Improving Your Genre Awareness, Writing Your Own Research Paper
Research Paper in Science and Technology - Improving Your Genre Awareness, Writing Your Own Research Paper
Research Paper in Business and Management Studies - Improving Your Genre Awareness, Writing Your Own Research Paper
Business letters: Job Application and Cvs - Improving Your Genre Awareness, Writing Your Own Letter, Key to Exercises
Bibliography
Index
 
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