eBook Scientific English: A Guide For Scientists And Other Professionals, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313391742
  • ISBN-13: 9780313391743
  • DDC: 808.0665
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 225 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

English language has a vocabulary of upwards of 500,000 words, it only uses nine parts of speech, and all of these words fall into one (or more) of those nine categories. This title contains many simple revelations like this that make effective scientific writing in English easy, even for those whose fluency is in another language.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Principles of Scientific Writing.
2: Kinds of Writing.
3: Writing Style.
4: The English Language.
5: Grammar.
6: Words.
7: Name Words (Nouns and Pronouns).
8: Action Words (Verbs).
9: Descriptive Words (Adjectives, Adverbs, and Articles).
10: Function Words (Conjunctions, Prepositions, and Interjections).
11: Prefixes and Suffixes.
12: Redundancies and Jargon.
13: Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms.
14: Phrases.
15: Clauses.
16: Sentences.
17: Paragraphs.
18: Voice, Person, and Tense.
19: Punctuation.
20: Writing for Electronic Media.
Glossary.
Principles of Punctuation Presented Plainly.
Problem Words and Expressions.
Words and Expressions to Avoid.
Notes.
Index.
About the Authors.