Academic Writing PDF

Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students by Stephen Bailey

Are you an international student striving to excel in your English-language academic courses? Look no further than “Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students” by Stephen Bailey. Now in its fifth edition, this comprehensive handbook is your roadmap to mastering the art of essay and report writing.

From choosing the best sources to referencing and proofreading, “Academic Writing” covers every stage of the writing process with clarity and precision. Whether you’re writing your first essay or refining your academic writing skills, this book provides invaluable guidance every step of the way.

Organized into five parts, “Academic Writing” allows you to easily navigate through the topics you need, whether for classroom instruction or self-study. Each part is meticulously crafted to address key elements of writing, from language issues to vocabulary enhancement and writing models.

What sets this edition apart are the new topics and features designed to meet the evolving needs of international students. From writing in groups to understanding written British and American English, this edition equips you with the tools you need to succeed in today’s academic landscape.

But the benefits don’t stop there. With a full set of teaching notes available on the interactive website, along with challenging exercises and additional resources, “Academic Writing” offers a dynamic learning experience that caters to diverse learning styles.

Whether you’re an undergraduate or a postgraduate student, this book is your indispensable companion on your academic journey. Its user-friendly format, authentic academic texts, and practical exercises make it equally suitable for self-study and classroom use.

So why wait? Download your copy of “Academic Writing” today and unlock the secrets to effective academic writing in English. With its clear explanations, comprehensive coverage, and practical examples, this book is your key to academic success. Don’t just write essays—master the art of academic writing with confidence and precision. Your journey starts here.

Table of Academic Book Contents

Part 1The writing process
1.The writing process
2.Reading: finding suitable sources
3.Reading: developing critical approaches
4.Avoiding plagiarism
5.From understanding titles to planning
6.Finding key points and note-making
9.References and quotations
10.Combining sources
11.Organizing paragraphs
12.Introductions and conclusions
13.Re-writing and proof-reading
Part 2Elements of writing
14.Argument and discussion
15.Cause and effect
22.Problems and Solutions
24.Visual information
25.Working in groups
Part 3Accuracy in writing
27.Academic vocabulary
31.Nouns and adjectives
32.Prefixes and suffixes
35.Singular or plural
37.Time words
38.Verbs – passives
39.Verbs of reference
40.Verbs – tenses
Part 4Writing models
41.Formal letters and emails
42.Writing CVs
43.Reports, case studies, and literature reviews
44.Designing and reporting surveys
45.Writing longer essays
Table of Academic Writing Contents List

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By Waqas Sharif

Mr. Waqas Sharif is an English Language Teaching (ELT) Professional, Trainer, and Course Instructor at a Public Sector Institute. He has more than ten years of Eng Language Teaching experience at the Graduate and Postgraduate level. His main interest is found in facilitating his students globally He wishes them to develop academic skills like Reading, Writing, and Communication mastery along with Basics of Functional Grammar, English Language, and Linguistics.

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