Synopses & Reviews
This third edition of the well-respected guide provides assistance for students of all subjects on how to write better. If students are to do well and progress in their chosen career they must develop the ability to write clearly, concisely and persuasively. This text helps students achieve this by providing them with valuable advice on how to:
* make good notes
* find information, cite sources and list references
* write better coursework assignments
* achieve higher grades in tests and examinations
* prepare a well-organized dissertation, long essay, term paper, project report or thesis
* write effective letters and applications.
The text includes straightforward guidance on word choice and use, and on using numbers, tables, and illustrations to complement writing. Revised and updated, this edition acknowledges the increasing importance of computers as an aid to writing and discusses how they can be used to retrieve information and prepare coursework assignments. The exercises at the end of most chapters are there to consolidate new information and can be undertaken by students working alone or by tutors as a basis for group work.
Written by an esteemed author with many years experience of helping students improve writing and other key skills, this book provides stimulating and eminently sensible guidance on how to write successfully.
The third edition of this well-respected guide will help students of all subjects to write more clearly and more effectively, with valuable advice on how to:
- make good notes
- find information, cite sources and list references
- write better coursework assignments
- achieve higher grades in tests and examinations
- prepare a well-organised dissertation, long essay, term paper, project report or thesis
- write effective letters and applications.
Written by an esteemed author with many years of experience of helping students improve key writing skills, this text also includes straightforward guidance on word choice and the new challenges and opportunities afforded by the use of computers. Exercises are also provided for students to put the theories into practice, either individually or in group work.