English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing

Authors: Wallwork, Adrian

  • 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
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About this book

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 

About the authors

Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 20 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers.

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“This is a very useful tool for improving how your research papers are written. … The book can be read from start to end and then can be used as a reference. … book contains excerpts of published and unpublished papers, with the indications of mistakes and useful suggestions for improving the sentences. The book contains a lot of tips in how to please the referees of the papers. … I will definitely recommend this book, especially to Ph.D. students.” (Philosophy, Religion and Science Book Reviews, bookinspections.wordpress.com, December, 2013)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-9401-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-9401-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 326
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations
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