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Academic success : a student's guide to studying at university

Author: Jean Brick; Nick Wilson, (Sociolinguist); Deanna Wong; Maria Herke
Publisher: London : Red Globe Press : Macmillan International, [2019] ©2019
Series: Macmillan study skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This hands-on book introduces students to the demands of university study in a clear and accessible way and helps them to understand what is expected of them.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Brick; Nick Wilson, (Sociolinguist); Deanna Wong; Maria Herke
ISBN: 1352002620 9781352002621
OCLC Number: 1015839022
Description: xiii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction.- PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO UNIVERSITY STUDY.- 1. What's Different About Academic Communication?.- 2. Students and Lecturers.- 3. Independent Learning.- PART 2: TAKING PART IN UNIVERSITY LEARNING.- 4. Academic Listening.- 5. Academic Reading.- Tutorials and Seminars.- 7. Doing Group Assignments.- PART 3: BECOMING CRITICAL.- 8. Opinions, Positions and Bias.- 9. Critical Thinking.- 10. Sources of Academic Knowledge.- PART 4: EXPRESSING YOUR VOICE AND REFERRING TO THE VOICES OF OTHERS.- 11. Voices in Academic Texts.- 12. Expressing Your Own Voice.- 13. Avoiding Plagiarism.- 14. Voices in Different Types of Text.- 15. Creating an Identity in Different Types of Text.- PART 5: WRITING ACADEMIC TEXTS.- 16. Writing in the University.- 17. Making Your Argument Flow.- 18. Writing Essays.- 19. Writing Reports.- 20. Writing Research Reports.- 21. Writing Reflective Texts.- 22. Writing Electronic Texts.- 23. Writing in Exams.- Further Reading.- Glossary.
Series Title: Macmillan study skills.
Responsibility: Jean Brick, Nick Wilson, Deanna Wong and Maria Herke.

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