The Basics of Essay Writing

The Basics of Essay Writing

by Nigel Warburton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415434041

ISBN-13: 9780415434041

Pub. Date: 05/29/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Nigel Warburton, bestselling author and experienced lecturer, provides all the guidance and advice you need to dramatically improve your essay-writing skills. The book opens with a discussion of why it is so important to write a good essay, and proceeds through a step-by-step exploration of exactly what you should consider to improve your essays and marks.

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Overview

Nigel Warburton, bestselling author and experienced lecturer, provides all the guidance and advice you need to dramatically improve your essay-writing skills. The book opens with a discussion of why it is so important to write a good essay, and proceeds through a step-by-step exploration of exactly what you should consider to improve your essays and marks.

You will find help on how to:

focus on answering the question asked

research and plan your essay

build and sustain an argument

improve your writing style and tone.

The Basics of Essay Writing is packed full of good advice and practical exercises. Students of all ages and in every subject area will find it an easy-to-use and indispensable aid to their studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415434041
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/29/2007
Edition description:
New
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
282,526
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book 1. What’s the Point? 2. Start Writing 3. Answer the Question 4. Research and Planning 5. Make a Case 6. Beginnings, Middles, Ends 7. Plagiarism, Quotation, Reference 8. The Craft of Writing 9. Exam Essays 10. How to Improve your Essay Writing. Acknowledgements. Further Reading

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