Write Winning Essays and Dissertations: Teach Yourself Paperback / softback
Part of the Teach Yourself - General series
Is this the right book for me?Write Winning Essays and Dissertations is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to improve their assessed written work.
Whether you are in desperate need of help or just want advice on improving your writing style, this book will prove useful throughout your academic career and beyond.
It will show you how to plan your work so that your argument is expressed clearly, how to use language to best effect and how to get the most out of your sources.
Write Winning Essays and Dissertations includes: Part one - Where do I start?Chapter 1: Before you beginChapter 2: How markers thinkChapter 3: Know your assignmentChapter 4: Exams and dissertationsChapter 5: Questions and topicsPart two - Building your answerChapter 6: Finding the right materialChapter 7: Planning and structureChapter 8: Sections and paragraphsChapter 9: Introductions and conclusionsChapter 10: Presentation Part three - Using languageChapter 11: Academic styleChapter 12: Punctuation mattersChapter 13: Polish up your punctuationChapter 14: Making sentences make senseChapter 15: Grammar that worksChapter 16: SpellingPart four - Using sourcesChapter 17: Making sources workChapter 18: PlagiarismChapter 19: Referencing with author-date systemChapter 20: Referencing with footnotes Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages, 5 line diagrams
- Publisher: John Murray Press
- Publication Date: 30/07/2010
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9781444105087