English for Academic Research

English for Academic Correspondence

Authors: Wallwork, Adrian

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About this book

Written specifically for researchers of all disciplines whose first language is not English, this guide presents easy-to-follow rules and tips, along with authentic examples taken from real emails, referees' reports and cover letters, will show you how to:

  • write effective emails (subject lines, structure, requests, level of formality)
  • review other people's manuscripts 
  • reply effectively and constructively to referees' reports 
  • correspond with editors
  • write letters regarding summer schools, internships, and PhD and postdoc programs
  • write reference letters

This new edition contains over 40% new material, including stimulating factoids and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use, as well as suggestions for drafting proposals for research projects and writing research statements.
EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for providing both instructive and entertaining lessons.
Other books in the series cover: writing research papers; presentations at international conferences; English grammar, usage and style; and interacting on campus; plus exercise books and a teacher's guide to the whole series.
Please visit http://www.springer.com/series/13913 for a full list of titles in the series.Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.

About the authors

Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Subject Lines

    Wallwork, Adrian

    Pages 1-5

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  • Salutations

    Wallwork, Adrian

    Pages 7-14

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  • Structuring the Content of an Email

    Wallwork, Adrian

    Pages 15-28

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  • Building a Relationship and Deciding the Level of Formality

    Wallwork, Adrian

    Pages 29-47

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  • Language, Translating and Spelling

    Wallwork, Adrian

    Pages 49-65

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Buy this book

eBook 23,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-26435-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 31,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-26433-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
English for Academic Correspondence
Authors
Series Title
English for Academic Research
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26435-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26435-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-26433-2
Series ISSN
2625-3445
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVI, 238
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations
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