Write Winning Essays and Dissertations: Teach Yourself, Paperback

Write Winning Essays and Dissertations: Teach Yourself Paperback

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 begin Chapter 2: How markers think Chapter 3: Know your assignment Chapter 4: Exams and dissertations Chapter 5: Questions and topics Part two - Building your answer Chapter 6: Finding the right material Chapter 7: Planning and structure Chapter 8: Sections and paragraphs Chapter 9: Introductions and conclusions Chapter 10: Presentation Part three - Using language Chapter 11: Academic style Chapter 12: Punctuation matters Chapter 13: Polish up your punctuation Chapter 14: Making sentences make sense Chapter 15: Grammar that works Chapter 16: Spelling Part four - Using sources Chapter 17: Making sources work Chapter 18: Plagiarism Chapter 19: Referencing with author-date system Chapter 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 insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, 5 line diagrams
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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  • Category: Writing & editing guides
  • ISBN: 9781444105087



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