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English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing

Wallwork, Adrian

2011, XXI, 326p. 2 illus..

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  • Enables the speaker to think from the point-of-view of fellow interlocutors
  • The book teaches how to write concisely with no redundancy and no ambiguity
  • Helps the non-native speaker to understand native English speakers better

English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing is the first ever book of its kind specifically written for researchers of all disciplines whose first language is not English. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with authentic examples taken from real emails, referee's reports and cover letters, you will learn how to:

• use strategies for understanding native speakers of English

• significantly improve your listening skills

• organize one-to-one meetings

• feel confident at social events

• manage and participate in a successful conversation

• write effective emails

• review other people's manuscripts - formally and informally

• reply effectively and constructively to referees' reports

• write cover letters to editors

• use the telephone and Skype

• participate in (video) conference calls

• exploit standard English phrases

Other books in the series:

English for Presentations at International Conferences

English for Writing Research Papers

English for Research: Usage, Style, and Grammar

English for Academic Research: Grammar Exercises

English for Academic Research: Vocabulary Exercises

English for Academic Research: Writing Exercises 

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Academic correspondence - non-native English speakers - socializing

Related subjects » Education & Language

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