Writing Essays and Reports

Author: Stephen McLaren

Publisher: Pascal Press

ISBN: 9781877085208

Category: Academic writing

Page: 64

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This book is your easy guide to: preparing essays and re ports for high school, TAFE, university or business setting up a timeline for writing essays and reports research techniques structuring your work clearly and effectively drafting, editing and rewriting referencing other material in your work grammar, punctuation and language issues
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Writing Essays For Dummies

Author: Mary Page,Carrie Winstanley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470742909

Category: Education

Page: 332

View: 5434

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Do 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 type Part 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 Plagiarism Part III: Putting Pen to Paper Chapter 7: Writing as a process Chapter 8: Getting Going and Keeping Going Part IV: Mastering Language and Style Chapter 9: Writing with Confidence Chapter 10: Penning the Perfect Paragraph Chapter 11: Finding Your Voice Part 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 Information Part VI: Finishing with a Flourish: The Final Touches Chapter 16: It’s all in the detail Chapter 17: Perfecting Your Presentation Chapter 18: The afterglow Part VII: Part of Tens Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Avoid Things Going Wrong Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out
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Writing Essays About Literature

Author: Kelley Griffith

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428290419

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 480

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Widely used in introductory literature courses as a style guide or as a supplement to anthologies, this book provides valuable guidelines for interpreting literature and writing essays. It includes full-length selections as well as essays. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Writing Essays and Research Reports in the Social Sciences

Author: Katharine Betts

Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia

ISBN: 9780170127943

Category: English language

Page: 189

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Writing essay and research reports is designed to assist students in the tertiary sector, both university and TAFE. This text provides students with an introduction to the stages of report and essay writing including note taking skills, developing a library and research skill and using referencing.
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Writing Essays

Author: Dorothy Zemach,MACMILLAN.,Lisa A. Ghulldu

Publisher: Macmillan Elt

ISBN: 9780230415928

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 107

View: 6589

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"Writing Essays has been written for students who are preparing to study, or are already studying, in an academic environment and need to improve their writing skills. The course teaches learners how to order and link paragraphs into cohesive and coherent essays, and to create the various paragraph types that are used in writing assignments. Work on how to generate ideas, organise material, draft, review and revise written work Additional sample and reference materials at the back of the book Essay development models Punctuation guide Ideal for the classroom or self-study."--Publisher's description.
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Writing Essays

Guidance Notes for Students

Author: Roy Johnson

Publisher: Roy Johnson

ISBN: 0951984403

Category: Authorship

Page: 103

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This text covers all aspects of academic essay writing from understanding the question to the presentation of the finished essay. The guidance notes may be used as a programme of advice or as a source of reference. Five model essays are included which successfully answered questions on politics, history, philosophy, sociology and literary studies. The book also contains suggestions for further reading.
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Writing Essays

A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities

Author: Richard Marggraf-Turley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134582447

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 2716

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Essays are the major form of assessment in higher education today, a fact which causes poor writers a great deal of anxiety. However essay writing is simply a skill to be learned. anyone can learn to express themselves coherently and effectively, and this book explains precisely how. If you are dissatisfied with your essay grades but don't know where to start, read on. Writing Essays reveals the tricks of the trade, making your student life easier. You will; * become proficient in every aspect of composition from introductions and conclusions, down to presentation and printing out * learn how to impress tutors with minimum effort * discover exactly what markers look for when they read your work. In addition, this book explains stress free methods of revision; effective library management; word processing and the internet. undergraduates on English, humanities and modular courses. Constructed around typical essay-writing mistakes as encountered by the author, this presents a refreshing alternative to the usual stuffy guides, written in the right language and focusing on what is relevant for students today. It includes advice on how to reference research done in the Internet.
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Writing Essays About Literature

A Brief Guide for University and College Students

Author: Katherine O. Acheson

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781770482777

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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This book gives students an answer to the question, “What does my professor want from this essay?” In lively, direct language, it explains the process of creating “a clearly-written argument, based on evidence, about the meaning, power, or structure of a literary work.” Using a single poem by William Carlos Williams as the basis for the process of writing a paper about a piece of literature, it walks students through the processes of reading, brainstorming, researching secondary sources, gathering evidence, and composing and editing the paper. Writing Essays About Literature is designed to strengthen argumentation skills and deepen understanding of the relationships between the reader, the author, the text, and critical interpretations. Its lessons about clarity, precision, and the importance of providing evidence will have wide relevance for student writers.
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Writing Essays

Author: L E Jenkinson

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1447844165

Category: Education

Page: 60

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'Writing Essays: what you need to know' has been written by an experienced English teacher, examiner and tutor, who specialises in improving students' grades with simple steps. The result is a clear, colourful and easy-to-follow guide, packed with existing strategies and innovative ideas presented in a user-friendly way. This guide is appropriate for pupils starting secondary education, GCSE and A-Level, and even pupils applying to University. In addition, it is designed to be cross-curricular, and its tried and tested application gives value to pupils' writing in most subject areas. This is a truly effective, basic guide and manual. It won't confuse you with too much information. It won't bore you with pages of tiny black-and-white writing. It will tell you how and what to do to improve your work and up your grade, through Key Stages 3 - 5. Also available from Lulu as an eBook PDF download.
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At a Glance: Writing Essays and Beyond

Author: Lee Brandon,Kelly Brandon

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128597445X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 334

View: 3942

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Fresh, vibrant, concise, and affordable, the Sixth Edition of AT A GLANCE: WRITING ESSAYS AND BEYOND, WITH INTEGRATED READINGS, will help your students master the recursive flow of writing by revising and editing systematically. Linking reading and writing, this book's tell-show-engage writing instructions, demonstrations, and exercises involve students in all stages of the writing process as they move from simple to more complex parts of assignments. With emphasis on the summary, reaction, and two-part response, reading-based writing provides experience in critical thinking, enabling students to write with substance across the disciplines and transition smoothly to the next tier of their English program. The Sixth Edition features a handbook chapter covering fundamentals; fourteen new readings; additional writing prompts; short-story review instruction; optional career-related writing units for your career-minded students; an updated ten-step research paper chapter; a new chapter on writing classification; a streamlined Self-Evaluation Chart; and a Writing Process Worksheet with a checklist based on the new Brandon Guide for Revising and Editing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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