AX4091 - English for Research Paper Writing (Syllabus) 2021-regulation Anna University

Title

AX4091

ENGLISH FOR RESEARCH PAPER WRITING

 LPTC

2000

OBJECTIVES:
• Teach how to improve writing skills and level of readability
• Tell about what to write in each section
• Summarize the skills needed when writing a Title
• Infer the skills needed when writing the Conclusion
• Ensure the quality of paper at very first-time submission

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH PAPER WRITING

6

Planning and Preparation, Word Order, Breaking up long sentences, Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences, Being Concise and Removing Redundancy, Avoiding Ambiguity and Vagueness

UNIT II

PRESENTATION SKILLS

6

Clarifying Who Did What, Highlighting Your Findings, Hedging and Criticizing, Paraphrasing and Plagiarism, Sections of a Paper, Abstracts, Introduction


UNIT III

TITLE WRITING SKILLS

6

Key skills are needed when writing a Title, key skills are needed when writing an Abstract, key skills are needed when writing an Introduction, skills needed when writing a Review of the Literature, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, The Final Check

UNIT IV

RESULT WRITING SKILLS

6

Skills are needed when writing the Methods, skills needed when writing the Results, skills are needed when writing the Discussion, skills are needed when writing the Conclusions

UNIT V

VERIFICATION SKILLS

6

Useful phrases, checking Plagiarism, how to ensure paper is as good as it could possibly be the first- time submission

TOTAL : 30 PERIODS


OUTCOMES:
CO1 –Understand that how to improve your writing skills and level of readability
CO2 – Learn about what to write in each section
CO3 – Understand the skills needed when writing a Title
CO4 – Understand the skills needed when writing the Conclusion CO5 – Ensure the good quality of paper at very first-time submission

REFERENCES:
1. Adrian Wallwork , English for Writing Research Papers, Springer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London, 2011
2. Day R How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, Cambridge University Press 2006
3. Goldbort R Writing for Science, Yale University Press (available on Google Books) 2006
4. Highman N, Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences, SIAM. Highman’s book 1998.

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