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  1. Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 3rd Edition
    Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 3rd Edition
    Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 3rd Edition
    Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 3rd Edition
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  2. Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals, 3rd Edition

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This entertaining and highly readable book gives anyone writing in the sciences a clear and easy-to-follow guide to the English language.

• Includes cartoons and humorous illustrations that help reinforce important concepts

• Provides a glossary that allows readers to easily reference the meanings of grammatical terms used in the book

• Incorporates a wide variety of quotations to provide humor, make points, or reinforce key concepts

• Includes an entire chapter on electronic media as well as new material on self-editing

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

The Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals is a complete, clear, and forthright book--wisely written even for nonnative writers, like me. While reading, I'm inspired by the witty epigraphs, the grammatical explanations, and the opportune examples. The authors, themselves, followed their stated guiding principles of scientific writing: (1) to educate, (2) to inform, (3) to record, and (4) to persuade.

Equally appealing is Dr. Day and Ms. Sakaduski's writing tone. Their engaging chapters on the nine "pigeonholes"; the punctuation; the redundancies and jargon; and the voice, person, and tense provide detailed and amiable explanations. For instance, in the tense usage they wrote the following: "In scientific writing, only two tenses are normally used: present and past. Occasionally, the future tense might be used, in pointing to the need for further experimentation . . . ." This advice and its examples--e.g., "Jones (2010) showed that the first... Read more
I'm a medical writer, so this book is far too elementary for my use as a writer; however, as a teacher of students of English as a foreign language (EFL), I've come across few books that can match this one. I spend a lot of time in writing books, style guides and the sort, and this one takes the prize for its readability and accuracy of information. For anyone just starting out as a professional writer (you needn't be a science writer or even "professional" to benefit from this text), I say it's a must-have. Or even if you're looking to break into writing, at any level, you'll find it hard to put down. And unlike most books on grammar and writing, it is written in a style that makes for easy, enjoyable reading. So you could actually read it from cover to cover without feeling as if you've just been hit over the head with a textbook. Hands down, it's five stars!
A great book to read for us scientists who doesn't have the priviledge of having English as their first language. The book went in great details explaining word choice, syntax, nine aspects of a sentence, and paragraph. I highly reccommend it for anyone who wants to write good scientific paper.
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