Advanced Reading and Writing Skills in ELT: APA Style Handbook aims to offer two syllabi for Advanced Reading and Writing Skills Course in two semesters. Thus, this book mainly provides information on academic writing skills in English Language Teaching in relation with APA style. Following the introduction into academic writing, it introduces how to connect ideas with reference to unity and coherence and how to refer to other sources by employing in-text citations rules appropriately. Related information on reviewing literature, parts of an academic paper, headings, writing a list of references, and presenting tables and figures is also provided. Moreover, to familiarize readers with academic style of writing, it also presents information on the notion of reading process, reading strategies, models of reading, assessing reading, and background knowledge and nativization. In this respect, reading researchers may also benefit from this text.
Apart from undergraduate ELT students and lecturers of Advanced Reading and Writing Skills Course, postgraduate students and researchers will discover that Advanced Reading and Writing Skills in ELT: APA Style Handbook helps them in writing their assignments, theses, and manuscripts by providing examples on APA rules. Although APA Publication Manual lists rules on academic writing, many post graduate students, even experienced researchers, may experience difficulty in applying these rules in their studies. Therefore, the text provides samples on a variety of topics in relation with academic writing in ELT.