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By Stephen Bailey

So much foreign scholars have to write essays and experiences for tests and coursework, yet writing reliable educational English is likely one of the so much tough initiatives scholars face. This new, fourth variation of educational Writing: A guide for foreign scholars has been thoroughly revised to assist scholars achieve this goal.
The 4 major elements of educational Writing are:
The writing process
Elements of writing
Vocabulary for writing
Writing models
Each half is split into brief devices which include examples, reasons and routines, to be used within the school room or for self-study. The devices are in actual fact organised to permit lecturers and scholars locate the assistance they wish with writing initiatives, whereas cross-referencing permits quick access to appropriate sections.

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C) Read the original text carefully and check any new or difficult vocabulary. (d) Mark the key points by underlining or highlighting. (e) Check the summary to ensure it is accurate and nothing important has been changed or lost. 3 Practice A ᭿ Read the following text and the summaries that follow. Which is best? Give reasons. MECHANICAL PICKERS Although harvesting cereal crops such as wheat and barley has been done for many years by large machines known as combine harvesters, mechanising the picking of fruit crops such as tomatoes or apples has proved more difficult.

However, it has been claimed that much of this development was irrational because few railways were much more profitable to the investor than other forms of enterprise; most yielded quite modest profits and many none at all. Plagiarised or acceptable? Reason (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) 5 Avoiding plagiarism by developing good study habits Few students deliberately try to cheat by plagiarising, but some develop poor study habits that result in the risk of plagiarism. ᭿ Working with a partner, add to the list of positive habits.

It has been estimated that nearly 55 per cent experience financial difficulties in their first year at college or university. It’s often hard living on a small fixed income, and the cost of accommodation and food can come as a shock when you first live away from your parents. The most important thing, if you find you are getting into debt, is to speak to a financial advisor in the Student Union, who may be able to help you sort out your problems. 1 _______________________________________________________________________ 2 _______________________________________________________________________ 3 _______________________________________________________________________ 22 Part 1: The Writing Process ᭿ You are writing an essay on expanding educational provision in developing countries, titled ‘Improving literacy in sub-Saharan Africa’.

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