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Brilliant Academic Writing
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BRILLIANT ACADEMIC WRITING

PAPERBACK BY KIRTON, BILL

£11.99

ISBN
9780273775133
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
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PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
208 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUL 2012

DESCRIPTION

Write Brilliantly at university - whatever your course!An accessible, attractive guide to the most important academic writing skills a student needs to wite successfully for any purpose on any course, whether it be essays, assignments, reports, reflective writing, exam questions, research reports, literature reviews - any type of academic writing, on any course. This book will give the reader a sound grounding on what the whole business of academic writing is about, and will provide instantaneous, easily accessible answers to specific questions on all of the most important areas of academic writing.

CONTENTS

About the authorAuthor's acknowledgementsPublisher's acknowledgementsIntroduction: Do as we say, not as we do Part 1: Establishing the basicsChapter 1: Developing good writing skillsChapter 2: Giving markers what they wantChapter 3: Getting started with academic writing Part 2: Getting ready to writeChapter 4: Learning how to readChapter 5: Turning reading into notesChapter 6: The bare bones of academic writing structuresChapter 7: How to create a plan Part 3: Writing, Editing and other essentialsChapter 8: The conventions of academic writingChapter 9: The basics of sentences and paragraphsChapter 10: The importance of critical thinkingChapter 11: Never ever plagiariseChapter 12: Quotations, citations and referencesChapter 13: The importance of the post-writing phasesChapter 14: Making the most of feedback Conclusion: Follow the conventions but be yourself