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BBI2424 ACADEMIC WRITING/SEM1/2015-16/SCL/TASK7

SCL TASK 7 (WEEK 8)


Due Date: 31 October 2015

1. The following exercise is an individual written task. It is meant to help equip you
with the essential writing skills required in producing academic texts. Therefore,
please complete the task as honestly as possible.
2. Submit the task via Edmodo by uploading the completed exercise according to
the due date.
3. The completed task will be graded. Marks will only be awarded for the task that
is submitted on time.

Name: Arsyi shafa vedika


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BBI2424 ACADEMIC WRITING/SEM1/2015-16/SCL/TASK7

Matric no.: 176361

Group:25

TOPIC: SUMMARISING EXCERPTS


1. Summarise the excerpt on the importance of time management to
students. Add an in-text citation.
Excerpt
Time management is a key to academic success for students. The best
students are not necessarily those who are smarter, but those who use their
time effectively. When students plan their days and weeks in advance, time
can be their friend rather than their enemy. Although time management is
challenging, it will benefit students in many ways.
The first importance of time management is it helps students to prioritise.
By doing this, they will be able to concentrate on the more urgent tasks first
before moving on to the next. Moreover, if time has been allocated for specific
purposes, it is easier to cope with unforeseen circumstances such as
emergencies, visitors and invitations. However, if students notice that they are
losing a lot of time to other activities than studying, they should try to manage
their time better. They ought to start eliminating the time bandits by making
small adjustments in their habits and behaviours in order to get better control
of their precious time.
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Source
Book
Author
John Gradler
Date
June 2011
Title
Effective Time Management
learners can achieve academic accomplishment by organizing their time. And it also
has many advantages. By organizing times, learners will know how to prioritise
tasks. Furthermore, when time had been specified for particular reasons, learners
will find it simpler when unexpected events occurred. Nevertheless, when more time
is allocated to additional activites than learning, learners have to remove the time
bandits by alterating their routines and manners so that they can improve their time
management (Grandler, 2011).

BBI2424 ACADEMIC WRITING/SEM1/2015-16/SCL/TASK7

Summarise the excerpt on the benefits of using e-mails. Add an in-text citation.

Electronic mail most commonly known as e-mail has been around since
1993. It is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or
more recipients. E-mails operate across the Internet or other computer
networks. The invention of e-mails has influenced our lives and become an
important medium of communication.
One benefit of using e-mails is it is eco-friendly as no paper is used which
means no chopping down of trees. Mails sent by postal service make use of
paper. However, e-mails prevent a large number of trees from getting axed.
Using e-mails also saves fuel that is consumed in the process of transporting
letters. As compared to faxes and letters, e-mails are extremely environmental
friendly.
Another benefit of using e-mails is it is very fast. When the message has
been written, all one has to do is click the 'send' button on the screen. The emails get transferred from the computer to the ISP (Internet Service Provider)
and is then automatically sent to the recipient. For that reason, many business
people spend their time in front of the computer or make time to access their
e-mails several times a day. E-mails can also help people reach anyone,
anywhere around the world instantly.
Source
Online Article
Author
Dennis Dayman
Date
December 2010
Title
Benefits of E-mails
According to Dayman (2010), the creation of e-mails has affected our interaction and
it turned out to be a vital way to communicate with others. One of advantages using
email is environmentally friendly, thereby no paper is consumed and less trees to be
cut down. The other advantages usng email is quick way to transfer information, the
information inside email will immidiately delivered to receiver as send button is
clicked.