Sustainable Fashion Essay

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English for Academic Study

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Course Book

Anne Pallant

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Unit 1
Introduction­to­academic­ writing No source text

(Reflective questionnaire)

Skills­and­­ language­focus

Reflecting on the process of academic writing


Sustainable­energy­ 2a Using waste, Swedish city cuts its fossil fuel use (1) 2b Using waste, Swedish city cuts its fossil fuel use (2)

How can alternative sources of energy be harnessed effectively?

Getting started: Planning an essay ■ Writing a first draft of an essay ■ Peer evaluation of a first draft ■ Incorporating sources ■ Writing introductions


The­business­of­science 3a Stop selling out science to commerce 3b Is business bad for
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Skills­and­­ language­focus
Developing your ideas: ■ Analyzing the essay question ■ Writing short definitions ■ Writing extended definitions ■ Paragraph development – exemplification and support ■ Thinking critically ■ Using examples to develop ideas Writing about cause and effect: ■ Organizing your essay – cause and effect ■ The language of cause and effect ■ Using statistical facts Comparing and contrasting: ■ Organizing your essay – comparison and contrast ■ The language of comparison and contrast ■ Incorporating quotations ■ Planning and writing your essay ■ Peer evaluation


Sustainable­fashion­ 7a Material diversity 7b Sustainable fashion 7c The future of ecofashion: A designdriven approach

The fashion industry poses a serious threat to the environment. A higher level of sustainability in materials production is the key solution. Discuss. Compare and contrast the role of Innovators and Early Adopters with the role of the Early Majority in achieving commercial success. Relate your answer to Gladwell’s theory of the Tipping Point.


The­Tipping­Point 8a The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference 8b Mental epidemics 8c An interview with Malcolm Gladwell, author of the The Tipping Point 8d The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell: Book review 8e Rumours, sneakers and the power of

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