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The Student Phrase Book By Jeanne Godfrey

The Student Phrase Book by Jeanne Godfrey

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Summary

Chapters present the words in full sentences, enabling users to see exactly how they are used, and also include additional information on context, connotation and collocations.

This is an ideal reference guide for students of all disciplines and levels who are required to complete written assignments as part of their course.

The Student Phrase Book Summary

The Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University by Jeanne Godfrey

This concise phrase book is an essential tool for all students who want to communicate their ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely. Featuring over a thousand words common to most academic disciplines, it will help students to expand their vocabulary, understand how these words are used and spot mistakes in their own academic writing. Chapters present the words in full sentences, enabling users to see exactly how they are used, and also include additional information on context, connotation and collocations.

This is an ideal reference guide for students of all disciplines and levels who are required to complete written assignments as part of their course. It is also a valuable resource for students looking to fine tune their vocabulary for job searches, interviews and writing for professional purposes.

About Jeanne Godfrey

Jeanne has been teaching and managing in the field of English language and academic writing for over twenty years and currently lectures at the University of Leeds UK. She has been Chair of the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes and set up one of the first academic writing centres in a UK university. Jeanne is author of The Student Phrase Book, How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays, Reading and Making Notes and Writing for University.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- INTRODUCING, DEFINING AND CLASSIFYING.- 1. Introducing Your Topic.- 2. Giving Brief Definitions.- 3. Classifying and Describing Characteristics.- AIM, PROPOSITION AND TALKING ABOUT ARGUMENT.- 4. Stating Your Aim, Proposition and Scope.- 5. Talking about Proposition, Assumption, Argument, Thesis and Theory.- STRUCTURE, TIME, SEQUENCE AND FREQUENCY.- 6. Ordering and Structuring Your Ideas and Argument.- 7. Time, Sequence, Duration and Frequency.- METHODOLOGY AND METHOD, FINDINGS, SIZE, AMOUNT, LEVEL AND PROPORTION.- 8. Describing Your Methodology and Method.- 9. Presenting Initial Data and Findings, and Stating Problems and Anomalies.- 10. Size, Amount, Level, Capacity, Proportion and Ratio.- MOVEMENT AND CHANGE, GETTING BETTER OR WORSE, ALLOWING OR PREVENTING AND ELIMINATING.- 11. Movement, Change, Trend and Tendency.- 12. Getting Better or Worse, Bringing Back or Taking Away, Encouraging or Deterring.- 13. Allowing or Preventing, Avoiding, Exlcuding, Cancelling Out and Eliminating.- CIRCUMSTANCE, ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE, PRESENCE OR ABSENCE AND IMPORTANCE.- 14. Circumstance, Occurrence, Normality, Norm, Deviance, Risk and Threat.- 15. Advantage or Disadvantage, Plenty or Too Much, Enough or Not Enough, Presence or Absence.- 16. Importance, Relevance, Influence and Impact.- COMMUNICATION, EXPRESSION, UNDERSTANDING, WAY OF THINKING AND POINT OF VIEW.- 17. Communication, Expression, Signification and Portrayal.- 18. Knowledge, Understanding, Perception, Way of Thinking and Belief.- 19. Position, Point of View, Support and Opposition, Impartiality and Bias.- CAUSE AND EFFECT, DEPENDENCY, SIMILARITY AND DIFFERENCE.- 20. Cause and Effect, Derivation, Requirement, Compatibility, Reciprocity and Dependency.- 21. Equivalence, Similarity, Difference and Diversity.- ANALYSING AND EVALUATING IDEAS.- 22. Analysing Ideas and Suggesting Common Themes.- 23. Comparing the Views of Different Authors and Describing How They Cite and Evaluate Each Other.- 24. Evaluating an Author's Ideas Positively.- 25. Evaluating an Author's Ideas Negatively.- DRAWING YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS, STATING YOUR OWN POSITION AND SUMMARISING YOUR IDEAS.- 26. Suggesting Counterarguments, Conceding, Disagreeing, Drawing Your Own Conclusions and Generating Your Own Ideas.- 27. Being Precise About Your Conclusions and Expressing Certainty, Caution or Doubt.- 28. Summarising, Restating Your Ideas, and Suggesting Ability, Potential and Future Actions.- APPENDIX.- Latin Abbreviations and Phrases.- A Brief Explanation of Word Class.- Index: Section Headings and Subheadings.- Index: Words and Phrases.

Additional information

GOR006589167
9780230289338
0230289339
The Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University by Jeanne Godfrey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2013-05-03
232
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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