Writing Resources and Services

AIT Language Center provides many resources and services, both online and face-to-face.

This guide is not meant to replace published manuals of style. It provides guidelines on matters of layout and style for thesis writers and dissertators at AIT. Layout refers to the “look” of a page and concerns such matters as margins, font and line spacing. Style concerns matters such as capitalization, use of abbreviations, punctuation and referencing systems. Answers to many of students’ most common questions on layout and style are found here. Read More>>

A printable manual to assist beginning researchers in writing their papers for journal submission. Click here to get the file

If you need to consult a language teacher about your writing or test feedback, you can get one-to-one help in a tutorial session. Tutorials take place in Room 216 in the Language Center. Tutorials are open to all AIT students; it cost 250THB per session. 

 

 Tutorial Policy: 

  • No drop-ins. That means you must ask for an appointment in person at the Language Center (Room 216) or call 6623 or send an email to languages@ait.asia.
  • Please inform us at least an hour in advance if you are unable to come to your tutorial at the appointed time. If you do not call and do not show up, you will be put back to the bottom of the queue; if you do this more than once, you no longer be scheduled for tutorials. 

This on-line guidebook is intended to enable master’s degree students to develop an awareness of the relationship between research and writing. Writing at the graduate level is critical to the quality of research at a university, and one of its most significant indicators. For students who have never before engaged in academic research, writing up research can be a daunting task. Proposal preparation is an opportune time to address issues ranging from the purpose of a masters thesis and problem formulation, to plagiarism, text revision and grammatical accuracy. For guidance, peruse the contents of this on-line book. Read More>>

The Learning Resource Center ( LRC in Room 216) is open to all AIT students and staff. It opens on Monday to Friday and has a range of reference books on grammar, writing and related issues that you can use to improve your skills and answer queries. It also provides a selection of style guides for writers – the APA Publication Manual, the Chicago Manual of Style, the MLA Style Manual, the American Chemical Society Style Guide, and the Council of Biology Editors Style Manual, in addition to reference books and self-study materials to help you with listening, pronunciation, grammar and reading skills. Examination preparation materials for GRE, TOEFL and IELTS are also available.

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