Academic writing skills for international students / Siew Hean Read.
Successful Research Projects : A Guide for Postgraduates / Anne Lee.
||Fifty steps to improving your academic writing : study book / Chris Sowton.
50 Steps to Improving Your Academic Writing addresses the challenges facing every student beginning a program of academic study. This comprehensive guide gives you everything you need to write well-constructed academic essays. It is packed full of information that is critical to attaining better marks, including: * how to apply critical thinking skills * how to strengthen your arguments * how to include paper referencing * how to avoid plagiarism 50 Steps has been developed to mirror best practice in academic essay writing: researching, planning, writing and then proofreading an essay. Multiple entry points allow you either to work through the book in chronological order or to dip in and out depending on your needs. The book contains a detailed answer key, a full glossary of terms, plus comprehensive reference material that provides study templates and useful hyperlinks, as well as additional examples and information about academic writing.
||Sourcework : academic writing from sources / Nancy E. Dollahite, Julie Haun.
The second edition of Sourcework, designed to help students make use of outside sources, has been updated and enhanced to better guide writers through the challenges of their first academic research papers. With new university-level readings and updated activities, this flexible text helps students master the writing and critical thinking skills necessary to produce strong academic essays using supporting evidence.
||Business research methods for Chinese students : a practical guide to your research project / Huiping xian, Yue Meng-Lewis.
Written by Chinese authors who having both successfully completed Masters degrees and PhDs and become lecturers at UK universities, are equipped to provide Chinese students with straightforward guidance to help overcome the cultural and language difficulties they are confronted with, and to support them in their undertaking of the research methods section of their dissertations.
The book comprehensively covers both the theory and practice and includes a number of features to support learning including:
The book also features examples of Chinese research from the authors’ own work and from top journals to illustrate how the methods can be applied in the Chinese context.
Suitable reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students across all business and management disciplines.
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Setting for Find Full Text feature
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Tense Buster by Clarity English helps learners with 33 key grammar areas at five levels. Ranging from elementary to advanced (which is equivalent to A2 to C1 of the CEFR level respectively), it is ideal for independent learning, classwork and homework.
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