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By Stephen Bailey

Perfect for in a foreign country scholars learning at English-medium schools and universities, this useful writing direction allows overseas scholars to satisfy the necessary commonplace of writing and use a suitable variety for essays, tests and dissertations. Newly revised and up-to-date to incorporate additional routines and fabric instructed via academics and scholars, educational Writing explains and demonstrates the entire key writing abilities and is perfect to be used within the lecture room or for self sufficient research. precious at each level of a tutorial occupation and past, this vital publication beneficial properties: diverse kinds and codecs from CVs and letters to formal essays a spotlight on accuracy assurance of all phases of writing, from knowing titles to checking your paintings crucial educational writing talents akin to right referencing, summarising and paraphrasing diagrams and perform workouts, whole with solutions.

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In the experiment the baboons performed better than would be expected by chance. The researchers describe their study in an article in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. a) French and American scientists have shown for the first time that baboons have the ability to think in an abstract way. The animals were taught to use a computer, and then had to select patterns that were similar, which they did at a rate better than chance. b) Baboons are a kind of monkey more distant from man than chimpanzees.

Yet the widespread use of passwords has serious drawbacks. Office workers now have to remember an average of twelve system passwords. In theory they should use different passwords for each site, but in reality these would be impossible to remember, so many people use the same password for all. An additional problem is that the majority use simple words such as hello, or names of family members, instead of more secure combinations of numbers and letters, such as 6ANV76Y. This permits computer hackers to download dictionaries, which will quickly find the word and allow them access.

C) Make notes of these, taking care to . . . . . . . . . . . d) Write the summary using the notes, re-organising the . . ..................................................... e) 4. Check the summary to make sure no . . . . . . . . . . . . . have been omitted or distorted. Read the following text and compare the summaries. Decide which is best, giving reasons. Researchers in France and the United States have recently reported that baboons are able to think abstractly.

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