Students Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework / Edition 2

Students Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework / Edition 2

by Robert Barrass, Barrass Robert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415132223

ISBN-13: 9780415132220

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

If one is to do well as a student and progress in a chosen career, the ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and persuasively in written form is a necessary skill. Students Must Write is a guide to better writing for students of all subjects. This edition provides straightforward advice on many key aspects of writing such as scholarly works,

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Overview

If one is to do well as a student and progress in a chosen career, the ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and persuasively in written form is a necessary skill. Students Must Write is a guide to better writing for students of all subjects. This edition provides straightforward advice on many key aspects of writing such as scholarly works, letters and applications, tests and short talks. The book also offers basic assistance in choosing and using words, writing for easy reading, punctuation and spelling. Robert Barrass also walks students through how to write a dissertation or short paper - from the use of numbers, tables and illustrations to support writing to citing sources and listing bibliographic details correctly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415132220
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Routledge Study Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Judged by your writing1
2Four reasons for writing9
3How students should write20
4Answering questions in coursework27
5Thoughts into words47
6Using words62
7Using numbers, tables, and illustrations to complement your words76
8Helping your readers89
9Finding information103
10Answering questions in examinations115
11Writing a dissertation, extended essay, term paper or project report126
12Writing to others: letters and applications143
13Speaking for yourself155
Appendix 1 Word processing165
Appendix 2 Punctuation172
Appendix 3 Spelling179
Appendix 4 Further reading186
Index188

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