Exam Content for EAP:C (optional module)

The scope of Organic chemistry: an overview.

1. Learn types of scientific articles

2. Scaffolding writing techniques:

sentence clarity, sentence fragments, dangling modifiers

3. Learn how to write a scien. essay

Organic chemistry/Functional Groups

Alkanes and cyclo-alkanes: Nomenclature, properties and conformation. From:  McMurry, (1994), Organic Chemistry

a. Learn how to write a (lab) report

b. Learn how to write bibliographical references

Alkenes and Alkynes; natural rubber (McMurry, (1994), Organic chemistry

Petroleum: engine and knocking

Learn how to translate appropriately

Studies on Catalytic Conversion of Ethylene (2007) JOURNAL OF NATURAL GAS CHEMISTRY

Learn how to quote legitimately

Alcohols and Ethers

Learn how to paraphrase legitimately

Stereochemistry: Chirality, optical activity, specific rotation
McMurry, (1994), Organic Chemistry. , Boyl, (1992) Organic chemistry

“Stereochemistry of thetriazllinedione-Alkene Ene Reaction: A stereospecific Suprafacial Transformation”by Vassilikogiannakis, Elemes, Orfanopoulos. J. OF THE AMERICAN CHEM. SOCIETY Style: examining the degree of formality, academic stance and hedging

A review on the polymer properties of Hydrophilic, partially Degradable and Bioactive acrylic Cements (HDBC) (2008) PROGRESS IN POLYMER SCIENCE

How to write a Review paper.

a. “Mechanism of volatile compound production during storage of sunflower oil”, (2000) J. OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY
b. Aerosols sampling using a new cryogenic instrument (2006) JOURNAL OF AEROSOL SCIENCE

Learn how to write  Introductions

Towards a sustainable hydrogen economy: A multi-criteria sustainability appraisal of competing hydrogen futures INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY(2007)

Learn how to write a summary

Learn how to write abstracts

Learn how to maintain text coherence and cohesion

. Emerging contaminants in wastewaters (2007) TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Learn how to guess the meaning of words from context.

Learn how to write conclusions

Concentration of VOCs in Urban, Domestic Microenvironments, By Y.M. Kim, S. Harrad, (2001), ENVN.  SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Focus on he language of experimental procedures,

results and discussion in a paper

Academic writing Checklist

 Exam date: 02/06/2011

Author: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts

EAP/ESP lecturer and instructor Academic Writing Specialist School of Science and Engineering University of Crete Tel. (0030) 2810 545102 Office Γ301, Chemistry Department Panistimioupoli Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, 71003 https://twitter.com/kalliacrete

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