Essay Writing is a student guide with a mission: to enable students to write better essays by demystifying the essay-writing process.
In contextualizing essay writing within the larger university experience – communication, the academic culture, different learning styles and approaches and learning and teaching at university, this book helps students to study more independently, learn more meaningfully and to write first-class essays. Essay Writing explains why essays are set and demonstrates how best to approach them.
The book offers practical, in-depth guidance on each of the stages of the essay writing process - planning, drafting and editing, and relates them to the important sub-skills of information-gathering, reading academic texts, how to get the most out of lectures, referencing and citations, fluency and appropriateness of style and language. This is an easy to use, practical book designed to help students hone their essay writing skills and get the grade they deserve.
|Introduction: How to Use this Book|
|Learning and Writing at University|
|Answering the Essay Question|
|Planning Different Types of Essay|
|Assessing Information Critically|
|Paragraphing: the Introduction and Conclusion|
|Paragraphing: the Body of the Essay|
|Making it Flow|
|The Finishing Touches|
|Writing Exam Essays|
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