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How to fix your academic writing trouble : a practical guide / Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth and Shaun Lehmann
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction: You may have academic writing troubles, but you can fix them. - 2. 'Your writing doesn't sound very academic: how to convince the reader you belong. - 3. 'Where is your evidence for this?' Using what you know to make a case. - 4. Your writing doesn't flow: making your text coherent. - 5. Waffle: Improving readbility by managing your extra words - 6. Uncritical: Taking a stand in your writing - 7. Where's your discussion section?: Structuring your work as a whole. 8. The end of this book, but not the end of your dissertation.
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.
Pages viii, 163 pages
London : Open University Press, 2019
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