Writing Essays For Dummies, UK Edition

Writing Essays For Dummies, UK Edition

Non-Fiction, Education, Study Skills, Careers
Paperback Published on: 17/07/2009
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Synopsis

This straight-talking guide will help you develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marksDo ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Are you left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walks you through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping you develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. From identifying the essay type and planning a structure, to honing your research skills, managing your time, finding an essay voice, and referencing correctly, Writing Essays For Dummies shows you how to stay on top of each stage of the essay-writing process, to help you produce a well-crafted and confident final document.Writing Essays For Dummies covers:Part I: Navigating a World of Information Chapter 1: Mapping Your Way: Starting to Write Essays Chapter 2: Identifying the essay typePart II: Researching, Recording and Reformulating Chapter 3: Eyes Down: Academic reading Chapter 4: Researching Online Chapter 5: Note-taking and Organising your Material Chapter 6: Avoiding PlagiarismPart III: Putting Pen to Paper Chapter 7: Writing as a process Chapter 8: Getting Going and Keeping GoingPart IV: Mastering Language and Style Chapter 9: Writing with Confidence Chapter 10: Penning the Perfect Paragraph Chapter 11: Finding Your VoicePart V: Tightening Your Structure and Organisation Chapter 12: Preparing the Aperitif: The Introduction Chapter 13: Serving the Main Course: The Essay’s Body Chapter 14: Dishing up Dessert: The Conclusion Chapter 15: Acknowledging Sources of InformationPart VI: Finishing with a Flourish: The Final Touches Chapter 16: It’s all in the detail Chapter 17: Perfecting Your Presentation Chapter 18: The afterglowPart VII: Part of Tens Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Avoid Things Going Wrong Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • ISBN: 9780470742907
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 363g
  • Dimensions: 231 x 155 x 20 mm

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