Monthly Archives: February 2016

Homework: due next Tuesday

Plan your Essay. Instructions are posted on the folder (Box.com)

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Homework

Post an abstract that is similar to your research to the folder on BOX Due: 25th Feb

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HOMEWORK

Homework: Due on Tuesday 23rd Feb   Write a brief research proposal in which you: mention research that preceded yours say why you chose this area give a flavour of literature review state what you hope to find out (50 … Continue reading

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Academic Phrasebank 2016

Manchester University Academic Phrasebank 2016

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Academic Phrasebank

Manchester University: Phrases commonly used in introductions

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Conjunctions

Conjunctions and linking words

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Subordinate clauses

Examples of subordinate clauses

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Introduction

A draft of your introduction should be written as soon as you submit your research proposal in order to organize your ideas, establish the reasons for exploring this field and what your expectations are.   Here are the  steps in … Continue reading

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Passive voice

Passive voice is frequently used in introductions and abstracts.

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Quotes

Half my life is an act of revision. – John Irving

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