Making the Grade: Thinking and writing

Making the Grade: Thinking and writing

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The focus here is on the production of high quality written work and the essential skills for good writing: understanding assignments, planning essays and clear thinking, grammar and punctuation, appreciation of written style, tackling exam questions. This and the first volume (on orienting oneself as a student; verbal communication; and listening, reading, and note-taking) offer practical help for adults returning to school. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThe word a#39;essaya#39; means a#39;an attempta#39;: look upon essays then as a#39;practicea#39; forms of writing. Almost certainly they are overused in ... academic essays. The required essay lengths vary considerably but they usually fall within the range of 1, 000- 3, 000 words (4-12 A4 sized pages). Most tutors dona#39;t worry too much if you overshoot their word limit by a little but occasionally their limit is intended as a disciplineanbsp;...

Title:Making the Grade: Thinking and writing
Author:Bill Jones, Roy Johnson
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1990-01-01


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