academic phrases

academic phrases

academic phrases

Academic phrases
When you are reading you should note down phrases that you see and make your own phrasebook of language chunks. This Academic Phrasebank at Manchester University has a huge list of useful phrases that you can all use in your essays. I could put some more here, but I would be reinventing the wheel. Scoot over to Manchester University – it’s worth the click!
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The Academic Phrasebank is a fantastic resource if you want to improve your academic writing or need assistance writing up your research. The main menu is arranged according to the sections of a typical research paper but it also includes the following general communicative functions of academic writing:

  • Being Cautious
  • Being Critical
  • Classifying and Listing
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Defining Terms
  • Describing Trends
  • Describing Quantities
  • Explaining Causality
  • Giving Examples
  • Signalling Transition
  • Writing about the Past

    This is a collaborative effort to collect phrases that can be used in academic and research writing.
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    References:

    http://blogs.qut.edu.au/successful-futures/2019/08/26/academic-phrases-for-writing/
    http://github.com/EnglishTutorDia/academic-phrases
    http://www.grabmyessay.com/academic-paper-writing

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