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Just Writeby Bill Kirton
Synopses & Reviews
This is a basic, short guide that helps students make the transition to writing at college or university as simple as possible, providing them with the basic skills they need to write in an effective academic style.
The authors draw on their own work to demystify the academic writing process that many students, in all disciplines, find daunting. By understanding exactly what obstacles students face when approaching writing at university they offer proven advice that is simple, uncomplicated and easily achievable.
Clear and accessible, this book gives students step-by-step advice to overcome the main hurdles. It covers:
Jargon-free, the book helps students at all levels of higher education to write clearly and persuasively, expressing both opinions and findings.
Book News Annotation:
Kirton and McMillan (writing and academic skills respectively, U. of Dundee, UK) present this well-written reference on the essentials of college writing. Text is supported by 29 tasks designed to help readers assess their abilities, practice techniques, and explore subjects. A quick-reference on grammar and punctuation concludes the text. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Subtitled, "An Easy-To-Use Guide To Writing At University".
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