Writing and presenting in English [electronic resource] : the Rosetta Stone of science
- Petey Young.
- 1st ed.
- Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006.
- Physical description
- vii, 116 p. ; 23 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. (113)-114).
- The art of creating a model to help you write
- The art of editing what you write
- The art of dancing with change
- The art of writing abstracts, proposals, and letters
- The art of preparing slides
- The art of using your voice
- The art of body language and presenting smoothly
- The art of napping at conferences.
- 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.
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- Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 25, 2007). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.