English for Writing Research Papers

Publishing your research in an international journal is key to your success in academia. This guide is based on a study of referees' reports and letters from journal editors on reasons why papers written by non-native researchers are rejected due to problems with English usage. It draws on Engl...

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Main Author: Wallwork, Adrian
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction.- Part 1. Writing Skills.- Chapter 1. Planning and Preparation
  • Chapter 2. Word Order.- Chapter 3. Breaking Up Long Sentences
  • Chapter 4. Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences
  • Chapter 5. Being Concise and Removing Redundancy
  • Chapter 6. Avoiding ambiguity and vagueness
  • Chapter 7. Clarifying Who Did What
  • Chapter 8. Highlighting Your Findings
  • Chapter 9. Hedging and Criticising
  • Chapter 10. Paraphrashing and Plagiarism
  • Part 2. Sections of a Paper
  • Chapter 11. Titles
  • Chapter 12. Abstracts
  • Chapter 13
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 14
  • Review of the Literature
  • Chapter 15
  • Methods
  • Chapter 16. Results
  • Chapter 17. Discussion
  • Chapter 18. Conclusions
  • Chapter 19. Useful Phrases
  • Chapter 20. The Final Check
  • Links and References
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the Author
  • Contact the Author
  • Index