English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing

  • Adrian Wallwork

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Email

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      Pages 1-1
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  3. Writing and Responding to Reviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
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  4. Telephone and Teleconference Calls

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
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  5. Dealing with Native English Speakers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
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About this book


English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing is the first ever book of its kind specifically written for researchers of all disciplines whose first language is not English. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with authentic examples taken from real emails, referee's reports and cover letters, you will learn how to:

• use strategies for understanding native speakers of English

• significantly improve your listening skills

• organize one-to-one meetings

• feel confident at social events

• manage and participate in a successful conversation

• write effective emails

• review other people's manuscripts - formally and informally

• reply effectively and constructively to referees' reports

• write cover letters to editors

• use the telephone and Skype

• participate in (video) conference calls

• exploit standard English phrases

Other books in the series:

English for Presentations at International Conferences

English for Writing Research Papers

English for Research: Usage, Style, and Grammar

English for Academic Research: Grammar Exercises

English for Academic Research: Vocabulary Exercises

English for Academic Research: Writing Exercises 


Academic correspondence non-native English speakers socializing

Authors and affiliations

  • Adrian Wallwork
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  1. 1.Adrian WallworkPisaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9401-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-9400-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-9401-1
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