Words are the Building Blocks of Language: Use Them Precisely

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Steven Ward

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This webinar will teach you the principles of proper word choice for academic writing. Anybody that aims to write academic papers, especially for publication in international journals and in English. You will gain an in-depth understanding about why word choice is so important in academic writing. You will learn how to evaluate and improve your own word choice for the most effective presentation. Please note that the webinar will be conducted in English. I.Words are the Building Blocks of Language: Use Them Precisely II.Introduction a.Lecturer Introduction b.Contents III.Key Principles IV.Exercise (Descriptive subjects and active verbs) a.Which passage is easier to read? V.Exercise (Be exact) a.Which passage is better? VI.Exercise (Be direct and to the point) a.Which version is better? VII.Exercise (Using plain English) a.Which one is better? VIII.Exercise (Being Specific) a.Which one is better? IX.Several further practice examples of these concepts

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