usually included at the beginning of a long piece of work such as a
dissertation or thesis.
They are a list of people and organisations both within and outside
Birmingham City University who you would like to thank for assistance, advice or information.
This is obviously a very personal part of your work; the extract below
will simply give you an idea of the sort of language used.
like to thank the following: Dr. Fred Titmus, my supervisor, for his
encouragement, patience and expert advice; Rachel Heyhoe-Flint, for
supplying so much invaluable information; members of the Learner Development
Team, for help with my English and approaches to writing; and finally
special thanks go to my friends and family who have supported me throughout
Other expressions you might use
I am (most/very) grateful to ...
I wish to (warmly) thank the following ...
This paper could not have been written without the invaluable help of
I acknowledge my gratitude to ...
You can of course look at books you have used or at copies of previous