Academic English – Thesis Hub https://thesishub.org Knowledge sharing platform for researchers. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:24:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 112478631 The Only Academic Phrasebook You’ll Ever Need http://thesishub.org/the-only-academic-phrasebook-youll-ever-need/ https://thesishub.org/the-only-academic-phrasebook-youll-ever-need/#respond Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:43:41 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=14339

After each and every scientific article I read, I made a list of useful phrases and sentence "templates" that I could include in my own writing. This turned out to be a wise move.

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Thesis / Journal Proofreading Checklist http://thesishub.org/thesis-journal-proofreading-checklist/ https://thesishub.org/thesis-journal-proofreading-checklist/#comments Mon, 07 Nov 2016 04:19:13 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=12811

Use this form to keep a record of all errors in punctuation, usage and style that your instructor or you have identified in any your drafts.

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Prepositions in English http://thesishub.org/prepositions-in-english/ https://thesishub.org/prepositions-in-english/#respond Sun, 06 Nov 2016 13:03:54 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=12793

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Writing Strategies http://thesishub.org/writing-strategies/ https://thesishub.org/writing-strategies/#respond Sat, 05 Nov 2016 02:47:12 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=12755

The ultimate task when you revise your work is to Keep the eyes focused on the big picture.If you start searching the errors early in the process, it is hard for you to get back to the larger concerns- whether your argument is successful or not.

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Presentation Phrasebook http://thesishub.org/presentation-phrasebook/ https://thesishub.org/presentation-phrasebook/#respond Fri, 04 Nov 2016 01:29:01 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=12720

This presentation phrasebook gives useful phrases for academic seminars and VIVAs

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Compendium of Academic Verbs http://thesishub.org/compendium-academic-verbs/ https://thesishub.org/compendium-academic-verbs/#comments Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:26:02 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=11119

Compendium of Academic Verbs

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Language Issues in Writing a Scientific Journal Article http://thesishub.org/language-issues-in-writing-a-scientific-journal-article/ https://thesishub.org/language-issues-in-writing-a-scientific-journal-article/#respond Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:40:34 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=10919

In this article , we shall point out; 1) the different research paradigms approaches, 2) the role of genre knowledge, 3) outline the language skills required. 4) the actual process of writing, and finally, 5) readily available tools to polish your text.

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Awareness of Linguistic Limitations 4/5 http://thesishub.org/awareness-of-linguistic-limitations-45/ https://thesishub.org/awareness-of-linguistic-limitations-45/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 00:25:53 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=773

Having compiled your data, found a quiet place to work, delimited your study, identified a suitable target journal and thoroughly read its Instructions for authors, you are ready to begin writing. However, while switching on your word processor, and throughout the rest of the process, it is important to note that if you are writing […]

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Commas after “i.e.” and “e.g.” http://thesishub.org/commas-after-i-e-and-e-g/ https://thesishub.org/commas-after-i-e-and-e-g/#comments Fri, 27 May 2016 23:45:11 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=680 Commas-after-i.e--and--e.g

Many grammar books state that a comma is always required after “i.e.” and “e.g.” used in a sentence, as in “sentences often contain spelling errors, i.e., words spelled incorrectly”. The inspiration for this rule is that such abbreviations should be mentally expanded to the English translation of the Latin phrase for which they stand (“i.e.” […]

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Serial commas http://thesishub.org/serial-commas/ https://thesishub.org/serial-commas/#respond Fri, 27 May 2016 23:43:46 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=676

… In Britain and some other less-enlightened countries, the comma is often omitted before an ‘and’ in a list. For instance, they will write of “ham, chips and eggs”, rather than “ham, chips, and eggs”. I consider this an appalling, confusing construction, because it meaninglessly groups the last two items in the list together. Lists […]

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