Academic Writing for Graduate Students

Academic Writing for Graduate Students : Essential Tasks and Skills

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Like its predecessor, the third edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres; includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; shows how to write summaries and critiques; features ""language focus"" sections that address linguistic elements as they affect the wider rhetorical objectives; and helps students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities. Among the many changes in the third edition: * newer, longer, and more authentic texts and examples * greater discipline variety in texts (added texts from hard sciences and engineering) * more in-depth treatment of research articles * greater emphasis on vocabulary issues * revised flow-of-ideas section * additional tasks that require students to do their own research * more corpus-informed content The Commentary has also been revised and expanded.

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • The University of Michigan Press
  • Ann ArborUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0472034758
  • 9780472034758
  • 9,055

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