• Absolutely Write presents a process-based approach to academic English writing for natural scientists and engineers. It starts with pre-writing, and develops through sentences and paragraphs to reports.
• Absolutely Write covers several styles of writing, including definitions, processes, and cause and effect. There is also a section on skills and grammar points, while the final section focuses on research and referencing skills.
• Absolutely Write is intended to form the main text for a comprehensive task-based course for students of all levels. It is structured to facilitate flexibility in learners’ approach to writing.
The Writing Process
Styles of Writing
Comparing and Contrasting
Cause and Effect
Modal auxiliary verbs
Active vs. Passive Voice
Comparatives and Superlatives
Using Non-English Words in English
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
Scientific Vocabulary and Collocations
Research and Writing
Reference Management Software