Sources of authentic example texts and sentences

Academic Writing for International Students of Science - Jane Bottomley 2015

Sources of authentic example texts and sentences

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Example sentences cited


Domone and Illston (2010) p. 133, p. 253; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 19, p. 54, p. 121; Open-Learn, Computers and computer systems; Kuno (2012) p. 420; Atkins (2013) p. 17


McCracken and Philips (2012) p. 157

McCracken and Philips (2012) p. 165; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 515

OpenLearn, Addiction and neural aging; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 528; McCracken and Philips (2012) p.167; Atkins (2013) p. 6; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 444

Howard et al. (2012); OpenLearn, Addiction and neural aging; Okasha (2002) p. 77; Atkins (2013) p. 2; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 699

Domone and Illston (2010) p. 189; Fgrup; Atkins (2013) p. 12; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 108; Housecroft et al. (2010) p. 590

Atkins (2013) p. 33, p. 39; Howard et al.; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 407; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 195


Howard et al.; Yamashita et al. (2002) p. 86; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 516, p. 546; Strelkauskas et al. (2010) p. 11; Biber et al. (1999) p. 618


Dawkins (2008) p. 363, p. 88, p. 41, p. 34, p. 60; McCracken and Philips (2012) p. 232, p. 108; OpenLearn, Evolution by natural selection; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 487, p. 414; OpenLearn, Calculus of variation and advanced calculus; OpenLearn, Computers and computer systems;; Yamashita et al. (2002) p. 91


OpenLearn, Studying mammals: Return to water; Oxford Dictionary of Science (2005) p. 127, p. 805, p. 145—146


OpenLearn, Studying mammals: A winning design; Domone and Illston (2010) p. 175; Kuno (2012) p. 2


Yamishita et al., (2002) p. 84; Smith (2013) p. 162; Oxford Dictionary of Science (2005) p. 648; Atkins (2013) p. 17; Smolin, in Dawkins (2009) p. 363; Davies (2006) p. 287


Domone and Illston (2010) p. 63, p. 45; Housecroft and Constable (2010) p. 43.


Domone and Illston (2010) p. 312, p. 247; McCracken and Philips (2012) p. ; Weissenbock et al. (2010) p. 183.

Appendix 2

McCracken and Philips (2012) p. 232, p. 137;