The AAC Bank of Moves

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Write Like an AcademicUsing the AAC Bank of Moves : 

Write Like an AcademicUsing the AAC Bank of Moves

The AAC Bank of Moves : 

The AAC Bank of Moves Comprises academic moves and sub-moves for: Introductions Methods Results Discussion

IMRD : 

IMRD Although the classic IMRD formula is generally applied to abstracts, it can also be applied to academic writing and research on a larger scale. A thesis for example will normally have chapters for each of these moves.

In the WLA course, each of the four main moves lives in a separate poster file. You can see from the bottom left of the screen that this particular poster is the AAC Move Bank for Introductions : 

In the WLA course, each of the four main moves lives in a separate poster file. You can see from the bottom left of the screen that this particular poster is the AAC Move Bank for Introductions

The Main Move (Introduction) branches to sub-moves. In this example, you can see that one important sub-move in introductions is stating the aim or purpose of the study. : 

The Main Move (Introduction) branches to sub-moves. In this example, you can see that one important sub-move in introductions is stating the aim or purpose of the study.

The sub-move of stating the aim or purpose of the study can be achieved by using different language patterns. : 

The sub-move of stating the aim or purpose of the study can be achieved by using different language patterns.

And the patterns themselves can make use of many variations in vocabulary to achieve their purpose: : 

And the patterns themselves can make use of many variations in vocabulary to achieve their purpose:

The Moves Bank gives you plentiful examples of these patterns together with information about how often certain keywords occurred in our research corpus. It helps you identify the vocabulary and patterns you will need to ‘write like an academic’. : 

The Moves Bank gives you plentiful examples of these patterns together with information about how often certain keywords occurred in our research corpus. It helps you identify the vocabulary and patterns you will need to ‘write like an academic’.

And provides you with enough examples of academic language to help you acquire the range and variety of language that you need to express yourself well. : 

And provides you with enough examples of academic language to help you acquire the range and variety of language that you need to express yourself well.

The AAC Bank of Moves is contained in four high resolution posters to enable easy browsing and scrolling. : 

The AAC Bank of Moves is contained in four high resolution posters to enable easy browsing and scrolling.

It provides you with an extremely comprehensive resource that can be freely used in your academic work, and help you learn more about how academic English functions in practice. : 

It provides you with an extremely comprehensive resource that can be freely used in your academic work, and help you learn more about how academic English functions in practice.

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