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Essentials of Essay Writing

What Markers Look For

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 187
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Macmillan Study Skills

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Paperback - 9781137575845

06 May 2017

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24 April 2017

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21 April 2017

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This engaging text shows students what markers look for in their work and helps them to develop the skills they need to produce a first-class essay. It focuses on all the core elements of effective essay writing, including...

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This engaging text shows students what markers look for in their work and helps them to develop the skills they need to produce a first-class essay. It focuses on all the core elements of effective essay writing, including devising a question, critical thinking, engaging with the literature and structuring an essay. Chapters include clear and concise guidance on meeting marking criteria, illustrated with real students’ essays from a range of disciplines, and activities which encourage students to put their new skills into practice.

This is an essential resource for all university students for whom essays and coursework form part of their assessment. It is also ideal for further education students and those preparing for university-level study.

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  • Refers to marking rubrics from numerous universities to demystify the essay grading process
  • Contains a wealth of essays written by students from different disciplines, including economics, engineering, international relations and sociology, to help readers distinguish between average and first-class essays
  • Includes dozens of activities and opportunities for students to develop their essay writing skills, with answers provided where relevant

Introduction.- What Markers Look For.- Addressing the Question.- Critical Thinking.- Engaging with Others' Work.- Academic Expression.- Structure and Signposting.- Writing Introductions.- Writing Conclusions.- Writing Paragraphs.- Appendix 1: Analysis of three essays.- Appendix 2: Answers to activities.

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Jamie Roberts is a Learning Advisor at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is Director of Uniwrite, a company which runs preparatory writing courses for high school students.

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Jamie Roberts is a Learning Advisor at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is Director of Uniwrite, a company which runs preparatory writing courses for high school students.

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