How to write what you want to say ... at university: a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words by Patricia HipwellHow to write what you want to say ... at university: a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words by Patricia Hipwell

How to write what you want to say ... at university: a guide for those who know what they want to…

byPatricia Hipwell, Lyn Carter

Paperback | October 15, 2016

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This guide provides students at university and other tertiary institutions with the language they need to write for scholarly, or academic, purposes. It aims to provide those with limited experience in academic writing with a starting point to say what they want to say using language that academic writers use.

How to write what you want to say … at university is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can’t find the words. It provides a unique tool for improving writing. It suits inexperienced writers enrolled in undergraduate courses at university, including those for whom English is a second language. It is especially helpful to mature-aged students returning to study.

Patricia Hipwell M.Ed., B.Sc. Econ. (Hons), Grad. Dip. of Literacy Ed., P.G.C.E. is an independent literacy consultant for her own company, logonliteracy. She delivers literacy professional development to teachers in Australia, and works predominantly in Queensland schools. Patricia has specialised in assisting all teachers to be liter...
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Title:How to write what you want to say ... at university: a guide for those who know what they want to…Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.18 inPublished:October 15, 2016Publisher:Caldfast Pty Limited trading as logon literacyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1925236927

ISBN - 13:9781925236927

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Table of Contents

dedication ivintroduction vthe nature of academic writing vikey terms and ideas defined 1forms of academic writing analysing 2 arguing 4 comparing 6 concluding 8 contrasting 10 criticising 12 describing 14 discussing 16 elaborating 18 evaluating 20 explaining 22 generalising 24 inferring 26 interpreting 28 introducing 30 justifying 32 providing evidence 34 quoting 36 recommending 38 reflecting 40 reviewing academic literature 42 summarising 44 synthesising information 46 transitioning 48identifying the purposes of writing 50writing to a word or page limit 52general principles of academic writing 54presentation - formats, styles and page layouts 56taking notes 59writing abstracts 61using numbers 62using tense 63modality 64alternatives to 'said' 65first person or third person? 66key task word glossary 67glossary 71my notes 73about the authors 76