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    • Chapter 7 EditingDo tasks 29a-b, 30 on pp. 207-210 Academic Language Centre
    • editingFinal check before submitting the paper:•Think of a good title•Argumentation check•Vocabulary check (formal English)•Grammar and spelling check (not everything ispicked up by a computer!)•Bibliography•Consistent lay-out Academic Language Centre
    • The title:Titles often contain one or more of the followingelements:•a reference to the main topic•a reference to the aim of the author•a reference to the conclusion•the main topic as a question•a general statement which is then refinedCertain words occur very frequently in titles, cf. p.218 Academic Language Centre
    • Peer feedbackDo task 13 on p. 222, and task 16b on p. 225 Academic Language Centre
    • nominalisationAcademic writers frequently use the noun forms ofverbs; rather than focusing on the action (verb)they focus on the concept (noun).Water hyacinths are rapidly spreading intodrainage systems and are restricting the rate atwhich the water flows.(=verb)The rapid spread of water hyacinths into drainagesystems is causing restrictions in the rate of waterflows.(=noun) Academic Language Centre