Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities: 2nd revised edition

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages141
ISBN (Print)978-1138916685, 1138916684
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2016


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