This indispensable guide takes students through each step of the essay writing process, enabling them to tackle written assignments with confidence. Students will develop their ability to analyse complex concepts, evaluate and critically engage with arguments, communicate their ideas clearly and concisely and generate more ideas of their own. Chapters are short and succinct and cover topics such as reading purposefully, note-taking, essay writing in exams and avoiding plagiarism. Packed with practical activities and handy hints which students can apply to their own writing, this is an ideal resource for students looking to improve the quality and clarity of their academic writing. This book will be a source of guidance and inspiration for students of all disciplines and levels who need to write essays as part of their course.
Country of Publication:
3rd New edition
Series: Palgrave Study Skills
10 April 2013
A / AS level
Further / Higher Education
Introduction.- Why Write Essays?.- The Stages.- Stage I: Interpretation of the Question.- Stage II: Research.- Stage III: Planning.- Stage IV: Writing.- Stage V: Revision.- Conclusion.- Bibliography.- Index.
BRYAN GREETHAM teaches Philosophy at the University of Maryland, Europe. He is the author of Philosophy, How to Write Your Undergraduate Dissertation and Thinking Skills for Professionals.
Reviews for How to Write Better Essays
This is an excellent book, and has totally change the way I study. - Nick Barrow, Law Student