It is aimed primarily at international students, but reaches further, as it is equally useful for British students and students who come from a more practice-focused background.
Each stage is demonstrated and practised, from selecting suitable sources, reading, note-making and planning through to re-writing and proofreading. Radhika Jaidev, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore An excellent book that, although aimed at international students, would also benefit UK students who come from a more practise-focused background.
Djuddah Leijen, University of Tartu, Estonia The 5th edition of Academic Writing includes many new features which are extremely useful for all university students who are inexperienced in writing for academic purposes. Cross-references allow easy access to relevant sections, and a full answer key is included.
Featuring a new website, there is increased coverage of plagiarism, argument, cause and effect, comparison, definitions and academic style. This new edition of Academic Writing has been fully revised to help students reach this goal.
All international students wanting to maximise their academic potential will find this easy-to-use, practical book a valuable guide to writing in English for their degree courses.