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Writing scientific papers in english successfully : your complete roadmap /

by Schuster, Ethel [editor.]; Levkowitz, Haim [editor.]; Oliveira, Osvaldo N., Jr [editor.].
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 8588533979; 9788588533974.Subject(s): Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Communication in science -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Communication of technical information -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Handbooks and manuals
Contents:
The fundamentals of scientific writing / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, Haim Levkowitz, and Valtencir Zucolotto -- Models for scientific writing / Sandra M. Aluisio, Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., and Valtencir Zucolotto -- Reading, annotating, compiling, and producing text for scientific papers / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, Sandra M. Aluisio, and Haim Levkowitz -- Using corpus linguistics to overcome the language barrier / Stella E.O. Tagnin -- Writing tools / Sandra M. Aluisio and Valeria D. Feltrim -- Instructional practices using corpus linguistics / Carmen Dayrell -- Conclusion / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, and Haim Levkowitz.
Summary: "Having to communicate in English is necessary in today's world. English is the lingua franca of science, and of the speedy communications we depend on, namely the Internet, the World Wide Web, social media, crowdsourcing, and other information-sharing resources. The challenge to produce well-written papers is especially hard for non-native speakers of English, the majority of scientists around the world. Effective scientific writing requires both mastery of the English language and proficiency in the specific academic genre ... We have developed a strategy to tackle the problems faced by writers who are new to the scientific writing genre and style. This strategy can help both non-natives attempting to overcome the language barrier and native speakers of English ... This book is divided into two parts: the first part provides the theoretical foundations of scientific writing. The second part details the strategies, techniques, and tools that are at the heart of our approach"--Preface.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-192).

1. The fundamentals of scientific writing / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, Haim Levkowitz, and Valtencir Zucolotto -- 2. Models for scientific writing / Sandra M. Aluisio, Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., and Valtencir Zucolotto -- 3. Reading, annotating, compiling, and producing text for scientific papers / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, Sandra M. Aluisio, and Haim Levkowitz -- 4. Using corpus linguistics to overcome the language barrier / Stella E.O. Tagnin -- 5. Writing tools / Sandra M. Aluisio and Valeria D. Feltrim -- 6. Instructional practices using corpus linguistics / Carmen Dayrell -- 7. Conclusion / Osvaldo N. Oliveira Jr., Ethel Schuster, and Haim Levkowitz.

"Having to communicate in English is necessary in today's world. English is the lingua franca of science, and of the speedy communications we depend on, namely the Internet, the World Wide Web, social media, crowdsourcing, and other information-sharing resources. The challenge to produce well-written papers is especially hard for non-native speakers of English, the majority of scientists around the world. Effective scientific writing requires both mastery of the English language and proficiency in the specific academic genre ... We have developed a strategy to tackle the problems faced by writers who are new to the scientific writing genre and style. This strategy can help both non-natives attempting to overcome the language barrier and native speakers of English ... This book is divided into two parts: the first part provides the theoretical foundations of scientific writing. The second part details the strategies, techniques, and tools that are at the heart of our approach"--Preface.

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