Statement of responsibility: Jeanne Godfrey
ISBN: 113753186X, 9781137531865
Intended audience: Specialized.
Previous edition: 2011.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
viii, 120 p. : ill ; 11 x 14 cm.
Pocket study skills
Academic writing.; Literature.
Pocket study skills.
- PART I: INTRODUCTION
- 1. Myths and Facts About Academic Writing
- 2. What Academic Writing Looks Like
- 3. Your Writing Context and Purpose
- 4. The Five Essential Elements of Writing
- PART II: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT 1: WRITE CRITICALLY
- 5. What Critical Writing Is
- 6. What Critical Writing Looks Like
- 7. Common Errors in Critical Writing
- PART III: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT 2: USE YOUR SOURCES EFFECTIVELY AND CORRECTLY
- 8. Using Their Words - Quotation
- 9. Using Your Words - Paraphrase and Source Summary
- 10. Using Verbs To Show That You Understand Your Sources
- 11. Referencing Styles and Techniques
- 12. How To Avoid Accidental Plagiarism
- PART IV: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT 3: LET YOUR OWN VOICE SHINE THROUGH
- 13. Making Your Own Voice Clear
- 14. Using Verbs To Show Your Own Position
- 15. Using I and We
- 16. Expressing Levels of Certainty and Caution
- PART V: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT 4: WRITE FOR YOUR READER
- 17. Having a Clear Overall Structure
- 18. Having Clear Paragraph Structure
- 19. Developing a Clear Writing Style
- 20. Using Words Precisely
- PART VI: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT 5: REWRITE LIKE AN EXPERT
- 21. The Process of Writing and Rewriting
- 22. Common Language Errors
- 23. A Checklist
- Final Comments
Description for teachers
Writing For University demystifies academic writing and offers direct and practical advice, giving students the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study.