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Writing and Presenting in English: The Rosetta Stone of Science

Handbook / Manual

By: Petey Young

116 pages, no illustrations

Elsevier

Paperback | Mar 2006 | #158253 | ISBN: 0444521186
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NHBS Price: £18.99 $24/€23 approx

About this book

The Rosetta Stone of Science is a useful and practical guide to presenting scientific research in the English language. It is written specifically for scientists who would like to improve the effectiveness with which they use the English language and improve their communicative skills in order to become published and develop more confidence in presenting their work at international conferences.

Part 1 of the book covers the style preferred by today's leading journals, discusses how to prepare models for writing research papers, and provides advice for writing abstracts, proposals, and editing. Examples of cover letters are also given. Part 2 discusses the various arts and techniques used by successful presenters at scientific conferences.

The content of the book is presented in a light, simple and informative manner making "The Rosetta Stone of Science" an entertaining and instructive read. This book will prove invaluable to all scientists, research fellows, post-docs, and graduate students whose first language is not English.


Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Introduction PART I: Writing Research Articles for Publication Chapter 2: The Art of Creating a Model to Help You Write Chapter 3: The Art of Editing What You Write Chapter 4: The Art of Dancing with Change Chapter 5: The Art of Writing Abstracts, Proposals, & Cover Letters PART II: Presenting at International Conferences Chapter 6: The Art of Preparing Slides Chapter 7: The Art of Using Your Voice Chapter 8: The Art of Body Language & Presenting Smoothly Chapter 9: The Art of Napping at Conferences

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