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By Stephen Bailey

Ideal for out of the country scholars learning at English-medium faculties and universities, this sensible writing direction permits overseas scholars to fulfill the mandatory normal of writing and use a suitable sort for essays, checks and dissertations. Newly revised and up to date to incorporate additional routines and fabric steered through lecturers and scholars, Academic Writing explains and demonstrates all of the key writing abilities and is perfect to be used within the lecture room or for autonomous learn. invaluable at each level of an instructional profession and past, this fundamental e-book features:

  • different kinds and codecs from CVs and letters to formal essays
  • a specialise in accuracy
  • coverage of all levels of writing, from figuring out titles to checking your work
  • essential educational writing talents similar to right referencing, summarising and paraphrasing
  • diagrams and perform workouts, entire with answers.

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Various schemes have been discussed, but the most effective model will probably contain some element of public funding. Market forces alone are unlikely to provide a satisfactory solution. b) In such a brief study it is hard to draw definite conclusions about the future shape of public transport. The main areas of debate have been outlined, but much more research is needed before firm recommendations can be made. It can be seen that this is a controversial area, with strong protagonists on either side.

4. Read the following text and underline the generalisations. Li Pang is a Chinese student studying architecture in Manchester. He enjoys the style of teaching as well as the cosmopolitan lifestyle the city provides. Many international students attend British universities. Most welcome the chance to meet classmates from all over the 68 Part 2: Elements of Writing world, and all are pleased to have the chance to improve their English.

That Swedish men have the b) . . . . . . . . life expectancy in Europe, while women live the c) . . . . . . . . in Switzerland. d) . . . . . . . . average women in Europe live six years longer e) . . . . . . . . men. Men in Portugal have f) . . . . . . . . 2 years), which is g) . . . . . . . . 7 years). 10. Complete the following paragraph comparing cigarette smoking in Europe. The table shows considerable variations in cigarette smoking in Europe.

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