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Writing Essays For Dummies

 

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Writing Essays For Dummies


by Carrie Winstanley (Author)
by Mary Page (Author)

 

Paperback

ISBN: 9780470742907

 

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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.



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


 

ISBN 470742909
ISBN13 9780470742907
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format Paperback
Publication date 17/07/2009
Pages 332
Weight (grammes) 526
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 233
Width (mm) 159

Introduction 1
Part I: Navigating a World of Information 7
Chapter 1: Mapping Your Way: Starting to Write Essays 9 Chapter 2: Getting Going and Keeping Going 27 Chapter 3: Working Out the Essay Type 45
Part II: Researching, Recording and Reformulating 63
Chapter 4: Eyes Down: Academic Reading 65 Chapter 5: Researching Online 85 Chapter 6: Note Taking and Organising Your Material 97 Chapter 7: Avoiding Plagiarism 115
Part III: Mastering Language and Style 129
Chapter 8: Writing with Confidence: Brushing Up Your Grammar 131 Chapter 9: Penning the Perfect Paragraph 147 Chapter 10: Writing in the Academic Style 163
Part IV: Tightening Your Structure and Organisation 189
Chapter 11: Preparing the Aperitif: The Introduction 191 Chapter 12: Serving the Main Course: The Essay's Body 201 Chapter 13: Dishing Up Dessert: The Conclusion 215 Chapter 14: Acknowledging Sources of Information 227
Part V: Finishing with a Flourish: The Final Touches 243
Chapter 15: Editing and Proofreading: It's All in the Detail 245 Chapter 16: Perfecting Your Presentation 259 Chapter 17 : Moving On: Results and Feedback 269
Part VI: The Part of Tens 279
Chapter 18: Ten Troubleshooting Tips 281 Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Writing Essays in Exams 289
Index 301