Aspects of Academic Writing is primarily designed to lead university students to success with academic writing and prepare for further study and world of work. The students are trained to organize, present and compare data, describe process, present and justify an opinion, evaluate and challenge ideas, compare and contrast evidence. The book is either focused on developing students’ academic writing skills; develops the students’ active vocabulary by practicing systems of vocabulary, such as word formation, collocation, phrasal verbs and dependent prepositions; revises and extends the students’ active knowledge of grammar through varied activities, offering opportunities for recycling, revision, evaluation and self-evaluation. Throughout the book there are examples to follow and exercises to complete, so students can easily select the particular section to practice based on their specific needs. In all, the book can be used in the classroom by teachers of English for Academic Purposes as part of a wider course. However, the book may be either used as self-study.
Writing a University Research Paper is primarily intended for university and postgraduate students who need extra practice in academic writing. The aim of the book is to improve and develop students’ academic writing skills. The sections hold comprehensive, thоrough and detailed information that is presented in a clear way. As well the instructions serve as a well-structured guide for those who are engaged in their first dissertation or thesis and/or for students wishing to write authentic academic essays. Writing a University Research Paper provides the user with the skills and knowledge to write research papers and/or essays in the context of university systems. It helps students by providing a step by step approach; provides prompts to structure thinking process about the assignment; provides guidance and tools to manage effectively each section of the research paper; provides checklists to edit the project and avoid possible drawbacks of the assignment. It can be used in the classroom by teachers of English for Academic Purposes as part of a wider course. However, the book may be either used as self-study.