Writing Essays For Dummies
Writing Essays For Dummies  -     By: Mary Page, Carrie Winstanley
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 332
Vendor: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 0470742909
ISBN-13: 9780470742907
Series: For Dummies

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Publisher's Description

Do ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Areyou left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walksyou through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping youdevelop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. Fromidentifying the essay type and planning a structure, to honing yourresearch skills, managing your time, finding an essay voice, andreferencing correctly, Writing Essays For Dummies shows youhow to stay on top of each stage of the essay-writing process, tohelp 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 ReformulatingChapter 3: Eyes Down: Academic reading 
Chapter 4: Researching Online
Chapter 5: Note-taking and Organising your Material 
Chapter 6: AvoidingPlagiarism                                                             

Part III: Putting Pen to Paper   Chapter 7: Writing as a process  
Chapter 8: Getting Going and KeepingGoing                                          

Part IV: Mastering Language andStyle      Chapter 9: Writing with Confidence
Chapter 10: Penning the PerfectParagraph        
Chapter 11: Finding YourVoice                                                                

Part V: Tightening Your Structure and Organisation
Chapter 12: Preparing the Aperitif: TheIntroduction   
Chapter 13: Serving the Main Course: The Essay’sBody               
Chapter 14: Dishing up Dessert: TheConclusion                            
Chapter 15: Acknowledging Sources ofInformation                                 

Part VI: Finishing with a Flourish: The FinalTouches
Chapter 16: It’s all in thedetail                              
Chapter 17: Perfecting YourPresentation           
Chapter 18: Theafterglow                                     

Part VII: Part of Tens    Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Avoid Things GoingWrong   
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out

Author Bio

Mary Page teaches English for Academic Purposes and essay-writing skills at the University of Southampton. Dr Carrie Winstanley is a Principal lecturer in Education at Roehampton University. Carrie was recently named one of the Top 50 university teachers in the UK by the Higher Education Academy.

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