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How to fix your academic writing trouble : a practical guide

Author: Inger Mewburn; Katherine Firth; Shaun Lehmann
Publisher: London : Open University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are you confused by the feedback you get from your academic teachers and mentors? This clear and accessible guide to decoding academic feedback will help you interpret what your lecturer or research supervisor is really trying to tell you about your writing - and show you how to fix it. We will help you master a range of techniques and strategies to take your writing to the next level and along the way you'll learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Inger Mewburn; Katherine Firth; Shaun Lehmann
ISBN: 9780335243327 0335243320
OCLC Number: 1083337403
Description: viii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: You may have academic writing troubles, but you can fix them!; 'Your writing doesn't sound very academic': How to convince your reader you belong; 'Where's your evidence for this?': Using what you know to make a case; 'Your writing doesn't flow': Making your text coherent and fluent; 'Waffle': Improving readability by managing your extra words; 'Uncritical!': Taking a stand in your writing; 'Where's your discussion section?': Structuring your work as a whole.
Responsibility: Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth and Shaun Lehmann.

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Are you confused by the feedback you get from your academic teachers and mentors? This clear and accessible guide to decoding academic feedback will help you interpret what your lecturer or research supervisor is really trying to tell you about your writing - and show you how to fix it. We will help you master a range of techniques and strategies to take your writing to the next level and along the way you'll learn why academic text looks the way it does, and how to produce that 'authoritative scholarly voice' that everyone talks about.

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