The Essential Guide to English Studies
By (author) Peter Childs
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Essential Guide to English Studies by Peter Childs
Book Description'English' can seem like a vague subject - this guide gives potential and 1st year students a practical guide to what it involves, how to develop skills and crucially, for today's generation of goal-oriented students, succeeding in assessment.Focusing on what it means to study English in higher education, this book guides students through key aspects of English Studies including major topics and approaches, subject-specific study skills and assessment, including seminar presentations, assignments, and exams. Peter Childs offers down-to-earth practical guidance on developing the skills needed to succeed and includes coverage of literature, language and creative writing. This is an essential introduction to English Studies for students beginning their studies at university or college and anyone considering taking a degree in English.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826488183
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Peter Childs
Peter Childs is Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by Higher Education Academy in 2004.
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