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Description - Writing Essays for Dummies by Mary Page

Do ever wish that you could write the perfect university essay? Are
you left baffled about where to start? This easy-to-use guide walks
you through the nuts and bolts of academic writing, helping you
develop your essay-writing skills and achieve higher marks. From
identifying the essay type and planning a structure, to honing your
research skills, managing your time, finding an essay voice, and
referencing correctly, Writing Essays For Dummies shows you
how to stay on top of each stage of the essay-writing process, to
help 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 Reformulating

Chapter 3: Eyes Down: Academic reading

Chapter 4: Researching Online

Chapter 5: Note-taking and Organising your Material

Chapter 6: Avoiding
Plagiarism
Part III: Putting Pen to Paper

Chapter 7: Writing as a process

Chapter 8: Getting Going and Keeping
Going
Part IV: Mastering Language and
Style

Chapter 9: Writing with Confidence

Chapter 10: Penning the Perfect
Paragraph

Chapter 11: Finding Your
Voice
Part V: Tightening Your Structure and Organisation

Chapter 12: Preparing the Aperitif: The
Introduction

Chapter 13: Serving the Main Course: The Essay?s
Body

Chapter 14: Dishing up Dessert: The
Conclusion

Chapter 15: Acknowledging Sources of
Information
Part VI: Finishing with a Flourish: The Final
Touches

Chapter 16: It?s all in the
detail

Chapter 17: Perfecting Your
Presentation

Chapter 18: The
afterglow
Part VII: Part of Tens

Chapter 19: Ten Tips to Avoid Things Going
Wrong

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make Your Essay Stand Out

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470742907
ISBN-10: 0470742909
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 157mm x 19mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mary Page

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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